Watchung Lake

Current Temperature:
50°

Est Water Temperature:
70° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.07 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Watchung Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-09-10
Old Hickory can sure fish tough in the fall, but this fall has been a bit tougher then others. We have been running several trips a week with mixed results ranging from good to super tough. The fish ... [more]

-Ian Huey

New Jersey Reports

Lake Shenandoah, NJ
2014-09-06
small bluegill and bass many large perch swim the waters... [more]

Assunpink Lake, NJ
2014-09-04
Quite a restful day at the lake . Started off by catching a 7 inch Sunfish on a spinner , than trolled and picked up 3 Largemouth BASS 3 TO 5 POUNDERS , SWITCHED TO WORMS AND CAUGHT 5 CATFISH GOOD SIZ... [more]

Watchung Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Watchung Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Vital fishing information for Watchung Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
New Jersey

County:
Somerset

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:


Latitude:
40.635502

Longitude:
-74.455947

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
7

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Dirt Ramps

Boat Limits:


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Watchung Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Watchung Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Watchung Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   1.5/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
70 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Watchung Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Watchung Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.5/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 70. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Watchung Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Watchung Lake Crappie Rating:
   0/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Watchung Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Watchung Lake Walleye Rating:
   0/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Watchung Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Watchung Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
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Watchung Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
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Watchung Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Watchung Lake Striped Bass Rating:
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Watchung Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Watchung Lake Trout Rating:
   5/5
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Watchung Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

Sunrise:
06:44 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
18:59 EST







Watchung Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www1.wildlifelicense.com/nj  

State Parks
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandfores...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/freshrec....