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Amawalk Reservoir

Introduction

Amawalk Reservoir

Amawalk Reservoir is located in the town of Granite Springs. This 564 acre NYC reservoir provides anglers with a good opportunity to catch both warm and cold water fish species. Amawalk reservoir is stocked every spring with roughly 1600 brown trout. When targeting bass and panfish look for shallow weed beds. When targeting trout try a little deeper water trolling with spoons or using sawbellies.

Physical Features

Elevation: 400 feet
Shore Length: 8 miles
Surface Area: 564 acres
Maximum Depth: 77 feet
Mean Depth: 36 feet

Special Regulations

Special fishing regulations exist for Amawalk Reservoir. Please review your fishing regulations guide for details.

Access

Access is provided by the New York City DEP. A free NYC DEP watershed access permit is required. Rowboats must be approved and registered by the NYC DEP. Contact the DEP at: recreation@dep.nyc.gov or call 1-800-575- LAND (5263).
Amawalk Reservoir Contour Map PDF (227 KB)

Fish Species Present

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