The Knee Deep Clubs catfish contest is this weekend, August 7th & 8th. It is a perfect outdoor activity to spend some time with friends and maybe win some money.
Knee Deep Club: Catfish Contest
The Knee Deep Club will hold its annual Lake Hopatcong Catfish Contest the weekend of August 7 and 8, 2021.The contest will begin at 6:00 PM on Saturday August 15, 2020 and conclude at 12:00 Noon on Sunday, August 8, 2021.
The entry fee for club members is $20.00 and non-members $25.00 ($20.00 entry + $5.00 non-member fee). No one will be allowed to entry after 7:00 PM on Saturday August 7, 2021. Please see official entry form for complete contest details. Entry forms are available at: Dows Boat Rental – Nolan’s Point, Lake’s End Marina – Landing, or online at the Knee Deep Club web site. For additional information call 973-663-3826.
Cash prizes will be based on an 80% payout of entry fees for the three (3) heaviest catfish weighed in for the contest. The anglers catching the 4th, 5th and 6th heaviest catfish will each receive a $20.00 gift certificate.
And yes, the catfish are biting. Max Hughen weighed in several nice fish. His 2 channel cats weighed in at 1 lb 10 oz and 9 lb 5 oz , along with a white cat weighing 4 lb 2 oz.
Catfish will hit anything from hotdogs and liver to nightcrawlers and herring, dead or alive.
Richard Hilton had several bass while pitching his lures along the docks at Nolans Point, the largest weighing 4 lb 2 oz. Hybrid Bass still being caught off Chestnut Point, the Main Lake out from Byrams, and Sharps Rock areas. \
White and yellow perch are also being caught.
More About Dows Boat Rental & Bait Shop:
Address: 145 Nolans Point Rd, Lake Hopatcong 07849, NJ
Phone: (973) 663 3826
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Dows Boat & Bait Shop is open 7 days with boat rentals, bait, and tackle. Not comfortable with driving your own boat or would like some hands-on experience. Or a single Mom wanting to get her kids out of the house to learn to fish, call Aaron of Lake Hopatcong Guide Service (856) 577-0653 to set something up. Have a great week!
More About Lake Hopatcong Guide Service:
Address: Lake Hopatcong, NJ
Phone: Aaron at (856) 577-0653
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