Lake Musconetcong, New Jersey Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Lake Musconetcong is located in Morris and Sussex Counties, New Jersey. This body of water covers just under 330 acres of surface area and has a average depth approximately 5 feet with a maximum depth around 9 feet. You will find boating, camping, kayking and fishing on this lake.

Lake Musconetcong New Jersey Fishing
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There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Carp, Bluegill, Chain Pickerel, Sunfish, Pickerel, Perch, Trout, Channel Catfish, Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

Top Species and Creel Limits

  • Northern Pike: Minimum of 24″ and 2 per day
  • Muskie: 44″ minimum and 1 per day
  • Chain Pickerel: 15″ minimum and 5 per day
  • Walleye: 18″ and 5 per day/ Catch and Release Mar 1st-Apr 30th
  • Channel Catfish: 12″ minimum and 5 per day
  • Striped Bass: Minimum size of 16″ and 2 per day
  • Crappie: 8″ inch minimum and 10 per day
  • Largemouth Bass: 5 per day minimum 12″
  • Smallmouth Bass: minimum of 15″ and 2 per day
  • Panfish: See the NJDFW
  • All Other Species See The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife

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