On the weekend of July 15 and 16, the Knee Deep Club of Lake Hopatcong will hold its 20th Annual Hybrid Striped Bass Contest on Lake Hopatcong. The contest will begin at 5 a.m. on Saturday and conclude at noon on Sunday. The entry fee for club members is $20 and non-members $25 ($20 entry + $5 non-member fee).

A payout of 80 percent of entry fees will go to the anglers weighing in the three heaviest Hybrid Striped Bass. Entry forms are available on line at www.kneedeepclub.org or at the club’s official weigh stations located at Dow’s Boat Rental, Nolan’s Point, Lake Hopatcong and Lake’s End Marina, Lakeside Blvd., Landing.

Mail-in entries must be received by Friday, July 14. In-person entries can be made until 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 15. Please see the contest entry form for a complete list of contest rules. For additional information call (973) 663 3826.

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