Big Flat Brook Fly Fishing

The MOST popular fly fishing river in New Jersey.

Near Wallpack Center in northwestern New Jersey, the Big Flat Brook is known as one of the regions best trout fishing rivers.

The upper section above SR206 is narrow, maybe 15 to 25 feet wide, with small pools and numerous pockets. The shady riffles provide great trout habitat.

The lower section below SR206 is popular since the river widens. The first 4 miles below the SR206 bridge are designated fly-fishing only waters, maybe 20 to 45 feet wide. From below the fly-fishing only section to the confluence with the Delaware River, the river is dense with fish.

On the lower section, access is provided by the parallel CR615 or CR640.

Overall, Big Flat Brook is the 1st most popular fly fishing river of all 10 fly fishing spots in New Jersey.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  NJ Tourism (800) JERSEY7.

Recommended Book:  "Orvis Fly Fishing Guide" from Tom Rosenbauer

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  20783

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