Knee Deep Club - 2019 Lake Hopatcong Panfish Challenge

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On May 5, 2019 the Knee Deep Club will be hosting its Lake Hopatcong Panfish Challenge! This is a one day contest which will be held from 5 AM to 4 PM. This contest is a “points contest”.

The winners will be the top three anglers who score the highest points based on the following point system. Five (5), Three (3) and two (2) points will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the following five categories: Sunfish, Rock Bass, Yellow Perch, White Perch and Crappie. Total points will win. This contest was created to target some of the “over looked fish”. Lake Hopatcong is well known throughout the region for the Panfish it holds.

The contest entry fee is $20.00 for Lake Hopatcong Knee Deep Club Members and $25.00 for non-members ($20 entry + $5.00 non-member fee), and must be submitted on an official contest entry form. Mail in entries must be received by the club on Friday May 3, 2019. In person entries can be made at either official Knee Deep Club contest weigh station until 8:00 AM on May 5, 2019. Please see the official contest entry form for contest rules and regulations, available at Dow’s Boat Rental at Nolan’s point and Lake’s End Marina, Landing, and at the Knee Deep Club web site,

TAKE A KID FISHING: A contestant may enter a child who is under age 16 in this contest for a $5 entry fee. The child with the largest fish will win a Rod & Reel combo. Ties will broken by which fish was weighted in first.

Please come out and fish this unique fishing contest on Lake Hopatcong!

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