Heard some rumors about this, so I decided to take a ride up and see for myself. There is a sign on the Newark Watershed permit office that they are closed until further notice. Bad news.
The summer camp at Echo Lake is still operating.
More updates as they become available…
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I took a ride on the Columbia Trail from Long Valley to High Bridge the other day, continuing on to Spruce Run Reservoir before returning. The Columbia Trail is an old railroad right of way which has been converted to a mixed-use trail. The trail winds its way through the Ken Lockwood Gorge. On my […]
Here is a short video of one of the game fish displays at the Pequest Trout Hatchery Open House on April 2, 2011.
I recently caught a number of Yellow Lake Perch which contained large sacks of roe. One of the old guys at my local bait and tackle place kept telling me how tasty it was to put the roe into scrambled eggs, so I wanted to try that out, but I was not able to […]
Rockaway Township’s mayor, Louis Sceusi says that the closure of the Splitrock Reservoir parking lot was a last ditch effort to get the state involved in cleaning up and policing the area. He also says it is working. Read more.
I have created the Friends of Splitrock, a community group with the goal of preserving and promoting access to the Splitrock Reservoir.
I will continue to post major updates on this issue here, but there will be a lot more information available over at the Friends of Splitrock website. Already I have gotten some positive news […]
I visited the Splitrock Reservoir this evening expecting to get some good fishing in. I had been chased off the water early on both Friday and Saturday nights by thunderstorms moving into the area, but the temperature was back down to the mid-eighties today and the full moon was going to be coming up right […]
I spent my youth fishing. Many weekends each summer were spent at my father’s parents house in Ocean City (New Jersey), each including a trip on one of the party boats for fluke. During the week back home in Somerville, I would often head down to Peter’s Brook and spend the afternoons catching sunfish.
I don’t […]