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Mill Brook Reservoir

Mill Brook Reservoir is a small flood control and recreational reservoir located in Chenango County near the Village of New Berlin.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1500 feet
Area: 50 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.6 miles
Length: 0.5 miles
Maximum Depth: 65 feet
Town: New Berlin

Aquatic Plant Life:

The north western end of the reservoir has significant rooted aquatic vegetation.


Mill Brook Recreation Area. Take County Route 29 west 1.75 miles from New Berlin to Nate Clark Lane. Shore fishing, universally accessible fishing deck and boat launch. Electric motors only.

Fish Species:

Rainbow trout, brown trout, largemouth bass, black crappie, pumpkinseed sunfish, bluegill, rock bass, yellow perch and brown bullhead.


The rainbow and brown trout are usually targeted in the spring and early-summer shortly after they're stocked. Some trout do survive the warm summer months, and can be caught during the winter by ice fishing.


Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).

Fisheries Management:

Mill Brook Reservoir is stocked annually with approximately 1,890 yearling rainbow trout (8-9") and 160 two year-old brown trout (12-14"). Ice fishing is permitted.