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Valley Falls Reservoir

Physical Features:

Elevation: 343 feet
Area: 59 acres
Shoreline Length: N/A
Length: 5 miles
Max Depth: 10 feet
Mean Depth: N/A
Town: Schaghticoke

Aquatic Vegetation:

Limited rooted aquatic vegetation.

Access:

Cartop launch on northeast end of lake at Buskirk covered bridge.

Fish Species:

Common Carp, Golden Shiner, Spottail Shiner, Bluntnose Minnow, Creek Chub, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch

Fishing:

Reports of very good bass fishing and some good panfishing.

Ice Fishing:

Possibly backwaters freeze.

Regulations:

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


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