Originally posted by: ChongTheGreat on 3/30/2007 4:25:23 PM
Hello fellow members of the North American Fishing Club! It is my Pleasure to announce our first ever New Jersey meet. Listed here is some information regarding the meetâ€™s location, and driving directions. Please bring your boat and fishing equipment. Gas outboard motors are not permitted (Row, Paddle or Electric only). You can rent a Rowboat (with or without electric motor), or a canoe or kayak. Live bait is available for sale also. This is a State Park so there is a fee to enter, however if park is entered before 8 AM fee is waived. If bathing beach is open then a concession stand is open for food. Planning on providing salads and beverages (Soda, Iced Tea) Bring your own Sandwiches, Hot Dogs or Hamburgers (Charcoal grills available).
Wawayanda is one of New Jerseyâ€™s Trout holdover lakes, and provides year round trout fishing opportunities for Browns and Rainbows. The lake is also home to Bass, Perch, Pickerel, Catfish, and panfish too, as well as Stocked Landlocked Atlantic Salmon.
When: June 2nd 2007
Where: Wawayanda Lake in Hewitt, New Jersey. Parking area at intersection of Iron Mountain Rd, and Wawayanda Rd.
Â·I-287 north to exit 52B (Route 23 North, Butler)
Â·Take Route 23 north to Union Valley Road.
Â·Follow Union Valley Road about 6 miles to stop sign.
Â·From Stop sign, go to second traffic light.
Â·Turn left, travel to fork in road (about 2 miles). Go left about 1/2 mile to Warwick Turnpike.
Â·Turn left on Warwick Turnpike. (2 lane road not a highway)
Â·The park entrance is four miles on the left.
Â·Follow entrance road about 1.5 miles, and turn left into first parking area.
Â·Continue past first parking area and follow road to boat ramp parking area.
If you decide to come please bring a lure or gift to take part in the Biggest and Smallest Fish Contest! Winner of the contest will be awarded the gifts and lures from the other members.
A couple of Donâ€™ts- Alcoholic beverages and firearms are not permitted. This lake is also a carry-in â€“carry out area.
If you wish to come to the 1st Annual New Jersey Meet Please respond to this email ASAP.
Come on down for some Jersey Fresh fishing!
ChongTheGreat, and Bugwacker