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Most of the articles you read on RoundValleyFishing will be from the 4 dudes above, however we also publish guest posts from knowledgeable fisherman and other outdoor enthusiasts looking to share their experiences and techniques with our readers. The bookends own The Boat. This picture was taken on our way out to a campsite early one Spring. We caught a few rock bass and Pete’s friends bailed out on us. It was a great time!
About Round Valley Reservoir
The Round Valley Reservoir (the largest reservoir in NJ) is contained within the Round Valley Recreation area in Lebanon NJ (somtimes mapped as Clinton, NJ). The recreation area allows swimming, boating, boat fishing, shore fishing, ice fishing, picnicking and camping. The reservoir covers over 2,000 acres and is approximately 180 feet deep, the deepest lake in New Jersey. It has a water capacity of 55 billion gallons. The reservoir is stocked with lake trout, rainbow trout, and brown trout. Read more about the fish on our Round Valley Reservoir Fish page. Read more about the Round Valley Recreation Area on the NJ division of Parks and Forests page. If you are interested in how Round Valley came to be, please read the history of Round Valley Reservoir.
The maximum horsepower or engine size limit as some say, on Round Valley Reservoir, is 10 hp.
Directions to Round Valley Reservoir
Round Valley is located in Clinton NJ and is easily accessible from routes 22, 31, and 78. Click the Google map below for directions.
There are 3 boat launches in the Round Valley Recreation area. The 2 in the fishing parking lots are free for people with a valid fishing license OR boat launch permit. The other boat launch is in the park itself and used only for those overnight camping. It is paid access to that boat ramp.