Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Spruce Run Reservoir

4.2

Hunterdon County, NJ

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 75 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Spruce Run Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Hunterdon County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Spruce Run Reservoir.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Spruce Run Reservoir.

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Spruce Run Reservoir Fishing Map

Explore the Spruce Run Reservoir fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 40°39'02.9"N 74°55'26.8"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Spruce Run Reservoir, NJ

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Spruce Run Reservoir to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New Jersey.

There are countless Spruce Run Reservoir fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Channel catfish, Bluegill, Hybrid striped bass, Northern pike, Black crappie and others, as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to April 14; from June 16, to December 31

Bag limit

12

Min size

5"

Measurement

Total length

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Smallmouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to April 14; from June 16, to December 31

Bag limit

12

Min size

5"

Measurement

Total length

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Channel catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

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Bluegill

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Spruce Run Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Spruce Run Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Spruce Run Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Spruce Run Reservoir

Must visit the following nearest Spruce Run Reservoir fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Hunterdon County, NJ

9 hot spots

4.7

Bucks County, PA

8 hot spots

4.8

Sussex County, NJ

7 hot spots

4.1

Sussex County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.3

Northampton County, PA

6 hot spots

4.5

Sussex County, NJ

5 hot spots

4.8

Middlesex County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.8

Essex County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.8

Bucks County, PA

8 hot spots

4.8

Richmond County, NY

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Spruce Run Reservoir

  • March and April are the best seasons to target trophy-sized northern pike at Spruce Run Reservoir.
  • The period from April to May is the best to target black crappie.
  • Rapalas and texas rigged worms fished close to the shore early in the morning might bring you a good catch.
  • Shiners and spinners work well in the deep water.
  • Night time is the best to target hybrid striped bass and channel catfish. Try using topwater lures for hybrids and chunks of fish for catfish.

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