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Mongaup Falls Reservoir


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Mongaup Falls Reservoir gets stocked each spring with 1,250 Brown trout. The brown trout found in Mongaup Falls Reservoir average 1.5 to 2 pounds. Fish are usually found along the drop offs where the old river ran through the valley. Drift over these drop offs with a minnow to catch some nice fish.

Physical Features

Elevation: 935 feet
Surface Area: 103 acres
Shore Length: 3.5 miles
Max Depth: 32 feet
Mean Depth: 10 feet


NYS DEC boat launch located off Forestburgh Rd.with parking for 5 cars and trailers. Open April 1 to November 30. No gas motors allowed. No ice fishing allowed (Eagle habitat).
Mongaup Falls Reservoir Contour Map PDF (194 kB)

Fish Species

Brown Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Bullhead, Bluegill, Yellow Perch and Black Crappie

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