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Lake Information for Manasquan Reservoir


The Manasquan Reservoir is a source of water for municipalities and utilities, as well as a 1,204-acre (4.87 kmĀ²) park located in Howell Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

The Manasquan Reservoir Park offers a five-mile (8 km) multi-use perimeter trail which surrounds the perimeter of the reservoir as well kayak, rowboat and fishing for park visitors.

Fishing Description: 

The Reservoir is open year round for fishing and is stocked with large and small-mouth bass, hybrid striped bass, tiger muskie, bullhead catfish and panfish species. A State fishing licenses is required for anglers age 16 and over.

Manasquan Reservoir provides excellent fishing for sunfish, crappie, and striped, largemouth, and smallmouth bass. It also provides good fishing for pickerel and catfish.

Directions to Lake: 

Garden State Parkway to Exit 98, Interstate 195 west. Proceed on I-195 west to Exit 28B, Rt. 9 north-Freehold. Stay in right lane when entering Rt. 9 north. At first traffic light, turn right onto Georgia Tavern Road. Follow Georgia Tavern Road for 0.3 mile. Turn right onto Windeler Rd. Continue 1.5 miles to the Reservoir Area on left.

State Hwy. 9 south from Freehold to Georgia Tavern Rd. Use Jughandle to turn left onto Georgia Tavern Rd. Proceed on Georgia Tavern Rd. for 0.3 mile. Turn right onto Windeler Rd. Continue 1.5 miles to the Reservoir Area on left.

Channel Catfish
Largemouth Bass
Striped Bass
Catfish Family
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Manasquan Reservoir
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New Jersey

Businesses Located Nearby

Boat Rental

    Bobbie's Boat & Motor Rentals
  • W 7th St & Bayview Ave - Barnegat Light, NJ
  • (609) 494-1345
    Duke's Boat Rental
  • 12 1st St - Manahawkin, NJ
  • (609) 494-7154
    Causeway Boat Rentals
  • 2200 E Bay Ter - Ship Bottom, NJ
  • (609) 494-1371

Vacation Rental

  • 1531 E 17th St - Brooklyn, NY
  • (718) 627-9292

Bar and Restaurant

    Taj Indian Cuisine
  • 2450 Us-9 - Howell, NJ
  • (713) 409-3500

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