Budd Lake near Budd Lake, New Jersey
Even though the fishing in Budd Lake is good the fishing pressure is low. That could be because the launch is privet but the cost to launch is not that bad. I guess that's their loss. Since this is a human made lake most of the lake is only 6ft deep but there are a few places where it dives to 12ft. Northern Pike is the main draw of the lake but you can also find largemouth bass, catfish, smallmouth bass, pickerel, and panfish. The fishing here is pretty basic for those of you who might not be the best anglers in the world. Really all you have to do is fish the deep holes and the weeds. Because there are lots of weeds search baits like spinners, spoons, crankbaits, and topwaters will work well. Once you find an area that seems to be holding more fish than other areas or a cold front came through or the water is cool in the spring and fall you should try fishing with soft plastics, jerkbaits, and swimbaits. Live bait will also work well for all species. In fact if you want panfish all you should use is panfish wither attached to a small jig or under a bobber. If you want to catch catfish try fishing with live fish, dead fish, worms, shrimp, and stink bait. Have a nice day!
Budd Lake Fishing near Budd Lake, New Jersey
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Details for Budd Lake
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 40.863155 -74.751274
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Description for Budd Lake, Morris County, New Jersey
Budd Lake is a reservoir located just 1.1 miles from Budd Lake, in Morris County, in the state of New Jersey, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, bream, bluegill, pickerel, northern pike and muskie here. Alternate names for this reservoir include Budds Lake.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit New Jersey Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.