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Fish Lake Hopatcong

Lake’s End Marina has all the bait and tackle you’ll need for a fun day of fishing on Lake Hopatcong!

Fishing Licenses available at our Shop (Cash Only).

Lake’s End Marina is an Official Knee Deep Club weigh station.

Knee Deep Club Events

  • Trout & Pickerel Contests: Saturday, April 22nd 5am through 4pm
  • Spring Walleye Contest: 5am Saturday, May 5th through 12 noon Sunday, May 6th
  • Panfish Challenge: Sunday, May 20th 5am through 4pm
  • Stew Lant Bass Contest: Sunday, June 24th 5am through 4pm
  • Summer Hybrid Striped Bass Contest: 5am Saturday, July 14th through 12 noon Sunday, July 15th
  • Catfish Derby: 6pm Saturday, August 11th through 12 noon Sunday, August 12th
  • Fall Hybrid Striped Bass Contest: 5am Saturday, September 22nd through 2pm Sunday, September 23rd
  • Fall Walleye Contest: 5am Saturday, October 6th through 12 noon Sunday, October 7th

Visit www.kneedeepclub.org for more information.

SpeciesClosed SeasonLIMITMinimum SiSize
Trout (All Types)3/19 to 4/7 at 8am*6 from 4/7 to 5/31;
otherwise 4
9 inches
Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass4/15 to 6/15*5 total12 inches
Walleye3/1 to 4/30*318 inches
Muskellunge (Practice C.P.R.)none136 inches
Hybrid Striped Bassnone216 inches
Chain Pickerelnone515 inches
Channel Catfishnone512 inches
Crappienone108 inches
Alewife (Herring)none35none
All Other (Perch, Bullhead, Sunfish, etc.)none25none


Closed season means you cannot keep that species regardless of size during noted time frame.

Please practice C.P.R. (Catch-Photo-Release) whenever possible. In an effort to build a “trophy” fishery, requests that all muskies caught be released.

* Signifies catch and release only during time frames noted.

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