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Public Fishing Allowed
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reed-jim

Not necessarily a review but I saw a post saying this was in a retirement community and private but that's not true. That person may have been a mile down the road, there's a small pond but this place is a public park with plenty of parking. The fishing signs here say " fisherman, please take trash with you." It's a beautiful place!

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Places to catch Bluegill in Philadelphia, PA

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Hoppes Reservoir
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Damestheman

I've been fishing here for almost 30 years, (100% Facts) there are some record Shattering size fish here! I was almost pulled over the dam once before fishing with a live bullfrog probably about 9 in in length. with a heavy weight (don't judge me) But I firmly believe I hooked a giant catfish that did nothing but go straight to extremely deep water then proceeded to spool me! I was using 20lb mono I also lost my father to Hoppes and this place will always be apart of me for the rest of my life. No matter the restrictions or consequences!

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