Lake Hopatcong Fishing Report (05/21) & KDC Spring Walleye Contest Results

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The following Lake Hopatcong Fishing Report came in from Dow’s Boat Rental on (05/21), along with the results of the Knee Deep Club Spring Walleye Contest that was held May 18 & 19, 2018.

Fishing Report:

With some nicer weather over the weekend, several nice fish made their way to our scales.

  • Paul Grel, while fishing at night casting lures, landed himself a 9 lb. 8 oz Hybrid Striped Bass
  • Alex Tourinsky caught his 7 lb. 3oz Hybrid on herring
  • Chris & Sabrina Mackin caught their walleye on herring, the 2 bigger fish weighing 6 lb. 4 oz and 6 pounds.
  • Richie King weighed in a pickerel at 4 lb. 4 oz.
  • Brooke and Max Hughen, while fishing with their Dad, got into a school of Hybrids while trolling, their 2 largest fish weighing 7 lb. 10 oz and 6 lb. 6 oz.

Also seeing lots of nice yellow perch, taking small herring or jigs.

The next Knee Deep contest is being held on June 23rd, for Smallmouth & Largemouth Bass.


Knee Deep Club Spring Walleye Contest May 18 & 19, 2018 Results:

Overall there were 53 entries into the contest

1st Jack Diziduch, Clifton, NJ, 9lb 6oz Walleye - $530.00

2nd Albert Boulais, Winter Garden, FL, 7lb 6oz Walleye - $254.00

3rd Eddie Mackin, Sparta, NJ, 5lb 13oz Walleye - $212.00

$20 Gift Cards Jefferson Diner

4th Tom Sarnaki, 4lb 1oz walleye

5th Bill Haase, 3lb 8oz walleye

6th Mike Truglio, 3lb 0oz walleye

Thank you to Dow’s, the Jefferson Diner and all who entered the contest.


Dow's Boat Rental

For the month of May, we will be open seven days a week from 5:00 AM until 7:00 PM.

Address: 145 Nolans Point Rd, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Hours: Open Closes 7:00 PM

Phone: (973) 663-3826

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