Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

Fishing

It’s Fish Stocking DAY! TOMORROW October 27 @ 9:30 AM

It’s Fish Stocking DAY! TOMORROW morning come watch the Fish committee stock the Lakes! This year the Club will be stocking the Lakes with Hybrid Striped Bass, Channel Catfish, Shiners and Walleye. Stock Day 1 will be TOMORROW, Thursday, October 27 @9:30 AM Meet at the Clubhouse. Stock Day 2 will occur next week. Here […]

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LAKES ARE NOW OPEN w/Additional Guidance – UPDATED August 24, 2022

LAKE 2 (Main Lake) IS NOW OPEN for all recreational use including swimming, wading, fishing and boating. The Lake Health Notice released on August 17, 2022 indicated that the lakes cannot be fully reopened until two consecutive tests indicate cyanobacteria levels are below the NJDEP Watch level. We recently received clarification from NJDEP that the […]

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LAKE 4 WATER QUALITY AT NJDEP “WATCH” LEVEL

The Club received notice on Wednesday, July 13th that a sample taken near the beach on Lake 4 (Beach 5) yielded a cyanobacteria cell count of more than 20,000 cells per milliliter (cells/mL), which is the “Watch” level established by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).  While this level of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) […]

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Fish Stocking Update – October, 2020

As the first snow of the season fell throughout our community HLCC Fish Committee members Mark Grammerstorf, Bob Reffelt, Jim Stephens and I assembled at the Clubhouse parking lot awaiting arrival of a fish delivery from Zetts Fish Farms of Drifting, PA, a family operation servicing the Club for more than 20 years. This year […]

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Kids’ Fishing Derby – Saturday, July 8, 2017 – 8 am

On Saturday, July 8, the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will be held on the dam on Lake 4 along Cherry Ridge Road from 8 am to 1 pm. Awards are given for the largest bass, muskie, walleye, and panfish caught. Registration begins at the dam at 8 am, and weigh-ins are held throughout the day. […]

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Kids’ Fishing Derby – Saturday, July 9 – 8 am to 1 pm

On Saturday, July 9 the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will be held on the dam on Lake 4 along Cherry Ridge Road from 8 am to 1 pm. Awards are given for the largest bass, muskie, walleye, and panfish caught. Registration begins at the dam at 8 am, and weigh-ins are held throughout the day. […]

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CANCELED: Ice Fishing Derby – Saturday, February 13

Feb. 11 Update: due to open water this week and extremely variable ice conditions, the Ice Fishing Derby for Saturday has been canceled. Check back frequently to learn whether the Fishing committee volunteers plan to reschedule this event.

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Ice Fishing Derby – Saturday, February 13

Depending on ice conditions, the 22nd Annual Highland Lakes Ice Fishing Derby will take place from 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday, February 13, on the Main Lake. Awards will be given for the largest bass, muskie, walleye, and panfish (perch, sunny, crappie). Registration and weigh-in will take place at the Highland Lakes Clubhouse […]

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Ice Fishing Derby – Saturday, Feb. 7

The 21st Annual Highland Lakes Ice Fishing Derby will take place from 8 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, February 7, on the Main Lake. Awards will be given for the largest bass, muskie, walleye, and panfish (perch, sunny, crappie). Pickerel are excluded from the contest this year, please release if caught. Registration and weigh-in will […]

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Ice Fishing Derby Sat. Feb 15 – Canceled

The February 15th Ice Fishing Derby has been canceled due to the 2 foot+ depth of snow on the lakes, making it exceptionally difficult to walk and to render assistance if necessary. The Fishing committee will try to reschedule if possible. Announcements of a new date (if any) will be made here.

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Ice Fishing Derby – Saturday, Feb. 15 – 8 am

The 20th Annual Highland Lakes Ice Fishing Derby will take place from 8 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, February 15 on the Main Lake. Awards will be given for the largest Bass, Muskie, Walleye, and Panfish (Perch, Sunny, Crappie). Pickerel are excluded from the contest this year. Registration and weigh-in will take place at […]

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Walleye and Bait Fish Stocked

Tuesday morning October 29th was a little chilly but the perfect day for members of the HLCC Fish Committee to accept delivery of fish for stocking in our lakes. Mike Zetts from Zetts Fish Hatchery arrived on schedule after a last minute confirmation of our order and were met by committee volunteers at the clubhouse. […]

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