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Mongaup Falls Reservoir

Mongaup Falls Reservoir gets stocked each spring with 1,250 brown trout.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 935 feet
Area: 103 acres
Shoreline Length: 3.5 miles
Max Depth: 32 feet
Mean Depth: 10 feet
County & Town: Sullivan County, Town of Forestburgh


NYS DEC boat launch located off Forestburgh Road with parking for 5 cars and trailers. Open April 1 to November 30. No gas motors allowed. No ice fishing allowed (eagle habitat). View the Mongaup Falls Reservoir Contour Map (PDF).

For more information on this launch including Google Maps driving directions, visit the Boat Launch Sites for Sullivan County page.

Fish Species:

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

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The brown trout found in Mongaup Falls Reservoir average 1.5 to 2 pounds. Fish are usually found along the drop offs where the old river ran through the valley. Drift over these drop offs with a minnow to catch some nice fish.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply

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