The state DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife plans to stock more than 20,000 trout in the state’s major trout waters, including a host of waters in Morris County and Northwest Jersey in early October. The fish will be stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery from Oct. 10-18, to offer some excellent fall fishing opportunities.
One of the most major events for this weekend is the 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) Lake Loop, the forecast is for great sunny day, so get off the couch and help support the lake!
Offshore powerboat racing is back again in Lake Hopatcong. This time, it plays host to the 2017 National Championship. They are expecting 10 or more race classes, which will be made up of 40+ boats. All of them will be competing in this Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) event, which runs out of the prestigious Lake Forest Yacht Club (LFYC), otherwise known as Race Village.
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) is bringing back the regional favorite cycling event of a 20, 40 or 62 mile bike ride around Lake Hopatcong and beyond. To gather the behind the scenes information we spoke to Doug Palen and Walter Wurster the two key volunteers that run the Cycling Event.
While the summer isn’t over yet, these cooler-than-normal August days with 70-degree temperatures prompted the team at Hopatcong Lake Regional News team to check with the Farmers Almanac for the long-range forecast for the winter of 2017 – 2018.
Tuesday, September 5, brought some dark and stormy weather. Lightning struck repeatedly followed by thunder that rumbled so loud you could feel it. For two boaters caught in the storm, things quickly became disorienting and frightening.
For the third year the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will be bringing back the ever popular Paddle for LHF Lake Loop 2017. To get the inside information we spoke to Steve Kazimir, Ed Craviolo and Larry Orlans who are the three key volunteers that run the Paddle Event.
The purchase of the historical Lake Hopatcong Train Station, in the fall of 2014, turned the page on an exciting new chapter for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation and the entire lake region.
August 17, 2017 | By Holly (LHF): After months of planning and hundreds of hours of volunteer labor, the Lake Hopatcong Trail is almost ready for its official opening!
| By Holly (LHF) - Statewide Effort to “Avoid It and Report It” Includes Online Form for Reporting Suspected Blooms
Hopatcong Lake Regional News recently had the chance to catch up with Rob Davidson the head Volunteer for the Adventure Run/Walk 1.5 mile or 5K, to get some more detailed information about this event.
Back again this year is the Dog Walk as part of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Lake Loop 2017. And to find out more about the event, we spoke to the creator of this portion of the event, Jennifer DeWitt, who serves as the Development Director at the LHF.
August 9, 2017 - Holly (LHF): The 2017 LHF Symposium was a chance to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss some of the lake’s biggest issues in the hopes of coming up with some creative solutions.