Guide To Fishing At Manasquan Reservoir
AKA: Lake Manasquan
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.
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.
Manasquan Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Manasquan Reservoir Kayak Rental
Rentals: Fishing boats, canoes and kayaks
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
Allaire State Park
Howell, NJ 07731
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Manasquan Reservoir in New Jersey.
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Manasquan Reservoir offers bass, catfish, crappie, chain pickerel, perch, bluegill and tiger muskie fishing in central NJ.