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Forestport Reservoir

Physical Features

Elevation: 1,127 feet
Area: 117.3 acres
Shoreline Length: 4 miles
Max Depth: 50 feet
Mean Depth: 18 feet
Town: Forestport


DEC beach launch site on Bardwell Mill Road west of Route 28. Maintained by Algonquin Power Company and FERC license.

Fish Species:

Chain Pickerel, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch


Fishing edges of weedbeds will produce chain pickerel. Smallmouth bass can be found near steep drop-offs or near rocky structure.


Statewide Angling Regulations apply.

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