Amawalk Reservoir - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Amawalk Reservoir

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.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 400 feet
Area: 564 acres
Shoreline Length: 8 miles
Maximum Depth: 77 feet
Mean Depth: 36 feet
Town: Somers

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:

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

Fishing:

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.

Regulations:

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