The Lodge at River Valley is situated along 2 miles of the Musconetcong River in Asbury, New Jersey - an hour from downtown Manhattan. Outside on the patio, guests can watch the friends hook trout in the home pool while sitting in front of the large, Argentinean style fire place. Surrounding the house is a 240 acre working farm.
Fly fishing guides, equipment, and local tour guides are available. We also host shooting, golf, and farm to table events. See more information below!
Asbury, NJ is a lovely small town in New Jersey. Within minutes of the lodge are some fantastic restaurants and shopping, as well as numerous country/ farm tours and nature walks. The lodge itself is located on an 100% organic and fully functioning cattle farm. We often host catered farm to table dinners at the Lodge (although not included in the overnight price!).
River Valley has private access to just under two miles of prime Musconetcong River, also known as the "Muskie". There are nine defined pools along our stretch. Stream side paths lead an angler from pool to pool, or you can choose to wade down the river and fish the plentiful pocket water and riffles that often hold trout.
Members and their guests can expect to routinely catch rainbow, brown, and brook trout - one of the few fisheries where these three species live alongside one another. We also stock the occasional tiger trout - just to keep it interesting!
In the colder months, streamers and nymphing are the game. Once the temperature starts to rise, the hatches here are unlike anywhere else in New Jersey. Sulphurs, caddis, and variant mayfly hatches will keep a dry fly angler shaking at the vice in our fly tying room!
Our nine private fishing pools thrive in part to our support of local resource groups. These groups enhance the fishery, the river itself, and the surrounding land upon which a healthy fishery thrives. Our members find this to be one of the Lodge’s greatest assets. We also conduct several stocking supplements each season and all fishing is fly only and 100% catch and release.
The member's locker room will be locked, but all other parts are open for guest use!
Interaction with guests
The owner lives on the property and is available to assist in any problems you might have. We offer guided fishing as well as lessons and tours of the farm.