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Stillwater Reservoir

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,680 feet
Area: 6,034.2 acres
Shoreline Length: 78.4 miles
Max Depth: 32 feet
Mean Depth: 6.2 feet
County & Town: Herkimer County, Town of Webb


DEC hard surface ramp on Stillwater road, 28 miles east of the Village of Lowville. Accessible.

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

Fish Species:

Brook Trout, Splake, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead


Anglers may find brook trout and splake roaming Stillwater Reservoir, with splake over 20 inches reported. Good numbers and size of smallmouth bass are also available. Fish over 15 inches are common.


Special regulations apply. See the Freshwater Fishing Regulation Guide (PDF).

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