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Manasquan Reservoir, NJ

Offering a nice variety of fish species, Manasquan Reservoir also provides the chance to land a tropy-size fish. This 700-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, is stocked with bass, catfish, crappie, chain pickerel, perch, bluegill and tiger muskie.

The lake encompasses about 8 miles of shoreline, some of which is accessible for shoreline fishing-particularly along the 5-mile perimeter trail. A boat launch ramp is available on the south side of the lake at the Joseph Irwin Recreation Area. Kayaks and canoes can be portaged from several places around the lake.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, yellow perch, hybrid striped bass, chain pickerel and tiger muskie at Manasquan Reservoir in New Jersey.

Primary fish species residing in Manasquan Reservoir

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Bluegill Yellow Perch Hybrid Striped Bass Chain pickerel Tiger muskie

Manasquan Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Manasquan Reservoir Kayak Rental
Rentals: Fishing boats, canoes and kayaks
732 919-0996

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Windeler Road, this is a two-lane, and a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Click here for a New Jersey Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Allaire State Park Campground - 732 938-2371

Manasquan Reservoir NJ Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Manasquan Reservoir
Allaire State Park
Atlantic Ave
Howell, NJ 07731
732 938-2371

 

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