Lake Waywayanda, Lake Aeroflex and Tilcon Lake are categorized as Holdover Trout lakes. boat ramp at Lake Aeroflex in Kittatinny Valley State Park in Sussex County is open 24 hours for fishing with no fees. Salmon Fishing Tactics Lake Survey Maps : The Bureau of Freshwater Fisheries maintains survey maps of most New Jersey lakes and ponds. Ghost Lake has very hungry bluegill but limited shore access (lots of lily pads along the shore to snag on). Wawayanda Lake - 1,275 Lake Aeroflex - 505 Tilcon Lake - 440 Salmon caught in these Holdover Trout Lakes must at least 12 inches long to be harvested. Keeper salmon in these waters must be a minimum of 12 inches with a limit of two per day, except during the pre-season trout closure from March 18 through 8 a.m. on April 6, 2019. 374 Posts . Tilcon Lake is located in Allamuchy Mountain State Park in Morris County. During this time, any salmon caught must be released immediately. Tilcon Lake, Allamuchy Mountain State Park (7/9/2011) I've been discovering many new trails since the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference released their Jersey Highlands (Central North Region) map set earlier this year. In Merrill Creek Reservoir, it’s a minimum 15-inch restriction, while in lakes Wawayanda and Aeroflex, and in Tilcon Lake, it’s a 12-inch take ‘em home minimum length. There's a pond off Califon Road that has a lot of crappie … Thinking about dropping some lines over there. To reach the lake a short walk of about 300 yards from Kinney Road in Mt. State Park, has received its first stocking of landlocked salmon. All three yield harvestable size salmon (12 inches). Those waters, along with Tilcon Lake in Allamuchy Mountain State Park, are included in the landlocked salmon stocking program, now in its 13 th year. The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced that Tilcon Lake, in Allamuchy Mt. A Few Smallmouth Bass an Unusual Catch Today on Tilcon Lake After popping surface plugs for ten minutes and one hit from a small one for Matt, I caught the 18 3/4-inch smallmouth bass. The Hackettstown Hatchery traded its surplus northern pike to Massachusetts for landlocked salmon, and now landlocks are stocked in Aeroflex, Lake Wawayanda and Tilcon Lake. The Holdover Trout Lakes, like Lake Aeroflex and Lake Wawayanda, provide year round trout fishing opportunities. Maps are in PDF format and range from 30kb-250kb in size and vary in degree of detail. All three yield harvestable size salmon (minimum 12 inches). Anyone been out on tilcon lake? Columbia Lake drawdown Not a bass even close to four pounds, it was nevertheless a large surprise. The daily limit is two salmon per day except during the spring three-week pre-season closure that precedes the opening day of the trout season in April. Tilcon Lake may be good with a kayak. Those waters, along with Tilcon Lake in Allamuchy Mountain State Park, are included in the landlocked salmon stocking program, now in its ninth year. I've only caught small bluegill and one small bass from the shore. The landlocks are managed under the Trophy Trout Lake regulations, minimum length requirements varying as per the respective swim. There are Olive Township is required and boats must be hand-carried. All show depth contours, and many have additional structure or other information. “Fall trout fishing in New Jersey is exceptional,” Division of Fish and Wildlife Director David Chanda said.