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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 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: or call 1-800-575- LAND (5263).
Amawalk Reservoir Contour Map (PDF)

Fish Species:

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


Amawalk Reservoir

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.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply

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