Courtesy Patrols – Be Considerate, Be Safe

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Volunteers
Last year, the LHF was able to work with homeowners and various recreational groups at the lake to draft a voluntary set of guidelines, “Lake Hopatcong for All.”  While the language addresses general boating courtesies at the lake, it was largely written with Byram Cove in mind and its enormous popularity on summer weekends. Over …

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Boat Regulation Commission Meeting coming to Lake Hopatcong

Categories: News, Public Safety
The N.J. Boat Regulations Commission will be holding its July meeting on Lake Hopatcong. Members of the public are welcome to attend at 10 a.m. on July 11 at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club (75 N Bertrand Ave, Mt. Arlington). This will be a great opportunity for boaters of northern New Jersey to attend a …

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Gearing up for a Safe and Enjoyable Summer

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, News, Public Safety
Summer is finally here! As people prepare to gather on Lake Hopatcong for lots of warm-weather boating fun, we would like to remind everyone to be prepared, be safe and be courteous.  Below are some great boating safety tips from the New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau and the Lake Hopatcong for All guidelines.  …

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Order Your B-SAFE Dock Number Sign by 6-15 for Summer 2018

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) dock number signs are once again available to order. The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property …

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B-SAFE Dock Number Signs Available to Order for 2018

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) dock number signs are once again available to order. The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property …

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Ice Fishing Workshop Lures a Crowd

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
The sky was grey and tiny snowflakes were just starting to swirl on Sunday morning, February 4, as more than 30 adults and kids gathered for an Ice Fishing 101 workshop at Hopatcong State Park. It was perfect weather, actually, for this hardy group of both experienced and aspiring winter anglers. Hosted by the Knee Deep Club, Ice Fishing …

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Ice Fishing 101 – Program Full, Waitlist Available

Categories: community, Education, Events, News, Other, Public Safety, water safety
ice fishing
  The Ice Fishing 101 program has reached capacity!  To be added to the waitlist, send your name, phone number and email address to info@lakehopatcongfoundation.org or call the LHF office at 973-663-2500 by Thursday, February 1.   The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with NJ DEP Division of Parks and Forestry, will be coordinating and offering …

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Ice Safety

Categories: community, News, Public Safety
Winter is definitely here.  After weeks of subfreezing temperatures, the lake has some nice thick ice in places, excellent for walking, skating, ice fishing and even snowmobiling.  It’s extremely important to make sure you know how to tell when the ice is safe, how to prepare for a day on the ice and what to …

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