Fishing At Monksville Reservoir
AKA: Long Pond Ironworks Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, white perch, yellow perch and muskie at Monksville Reservoir in New Jersey.
Located within Long Pond Ironworks State Park, Monksville Reservoir is a 500-acre lake with a variety of fish species. Boats have a 9.9-horsepower limit so this is a great lake for canoes, car toppers and kayaks. This fishing gem is located in the northeast part of the state, at Hewitt. There are about 8 miles of shoreline, some of which can be accessed for fishing from the bank. Bass, trout, catfish, trophy muskie, walleye, crappie, perch and sunfish all populate this productive fishery. The public can use the north or the south boat ramp for launching.
Primary fish species residing in Monksville Reservoir
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Monksville Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Flatwater Paddle Company
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Monksville Reservoir North Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, east side, off Beech Road, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Monksville Reservoir South Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, north side, off Greenwood Lake Turnpike, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
No campgrounds or RV parks are close by.
Monksville Reservoir NJ Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
1304 Sloatsburg Rd.
Ringwood, NJ 07456
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Monksville Reservoir in New Jersey.
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Monksville Reservoir offers fishing for bass, trout, catfish, muskie, walleye, crappie, perch and sunfish in northeast NJ.