Raritan River BasinPhoto Gallery

Upper Raritan Photo Gallery
Photos by J.B. McCollum


J.B. McCollum is on the NWNL Photography Video Team and his website is www.jbmccollum.com.

“Backwoods Waterfall.” This is one of the small tributary rivers in NJ’s Hacklebarney State Park that feed into the Black River.
© J.B. McCollum

“Fooled.” Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) are commonly found in the entire Raritan River Basin.
© J.B. McCollum

“Little Bridge.” The Upper Raritan is dotted with many quaint one-lane bridges that cause minimal impact on the ecosystem and maintain the area’s rural and picturesque quality.
© J.B. McCollum

“Land of Natives.” Plentiful numbers of native Brook Trout can be found in these small New Jersey tributaries.
© J.B. McCollum

“Ken Lockwood Gorge, Califon, NJ, South Branch of the Raritan River.” This stretch of the South Branch is one of my favorite pieces of river in New Jersey
© J.B. McCollum

“Spring’s Finest.” True beauty found in the native waterways all over the Raritan River Basin
© J.B. McCollum

“Summer Storm.” Photo was taken earlier in the 2011 summer while watching the storm come in over an apple orchard near my house.
© J.B. McCollum

“May Morning.” This image was taken on Black River Road in Hunterdon County, image was also used as a cover shot for the summer issue of “The Black River Journal”
© J.B. McCollum

“Round bail.” In the farm land surrounding my town following the first harvest of hay the round bails appear and are soon taken in by the farmers for feed through the rest of the year.
© J.B. McCollum

“The Natural Path of Moving Rocks.” With time and pressure, these rocks move slowly while the water weaves its way through them following gravity and carrying life.
© J.B. McCollum

“Yellow Spots & Red Dots.” These small native Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) are commonly found throughout the Raritan River Basin and are one of the prettiest and best fighting fresh-water fish.
© J.B. McCollum

“Running Water,” Hacklebarney State Park
© J.B. McCollum