Wawayanda Lake

Details

Location:
Highland Lake, NJ
United States United States
Coordinates:
41.1785, -74.4345
Distance:
255 Acres
Description:

Located in Wawayanda State Park.

The quiet charm of Wawayanda appeals to hikers, campers, swimmers and boaters. Forested hills surround Lake Wawayanda creating a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman, while steep mountains challenge casual as well as serious hikers. A twenty-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail runs through the park, while the top of Wawayanda Mountain offers sensational views. More than forty miles of trails are marked in the park.

There is swimming at Lake Wawayanda at a guarded beach Memorial Day through Labor Day with a restroom facility ajacent to the beach.

New! Beginning May 17, 2006, the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife introduced landlocked salmon to Lake Wawayanda to provide anglers with an opportunity to fish for this unique coldwater sport fish close to home. Only a handful of deep lakes in New Jersey have suitable year round habitat for coldwater fish like trout and salmon.

ake Wawayanda and Wawayanda Creek are stocked with a wide of variety of fish: Brown trout, Rainbow Trout, Yellow Perch, Large Mouth Bass, Pickeral, Catfish, Sun Fish, Crappie Fish, Bow Fin Fish, and LandLocked Salmon.

The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife stocks Lake Wawayanda and Wawayanda Creek annually with brown and rainbow trout. The lake is designated a “holdover trout lake.”

Electric motors only, trailer launch, cartop launch, boat rentals, and canoe rentals available.

Directions:

Take Route 23 north to Union Valley Road. Follow Union Valley Road about 6 miles to stop sign. From Stop sign, go to second traffic light. Turn left, travel to fork in road (about 2 miles) go left about 1/2 mile to Warwick Turnpike. Turn left. The park entrance is four miles on the left.

Cover/Structure:

Coves, ledges, shrubs and timbered banks, submerged riprap.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Swimming Area, Pier, Cartop boat launching area, State campground, Shore fishing access, State picnic area, Electric motors only, Playground, Camping, Restrooms, Beach, Fly Fishing, Wading, Floating
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Photos

Map

Map for 41.1785, -74.4345
New Fishing Report

Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Smallmouth-240-fw

Bass, Smallmouth (Micropterus dolomieu)

Freshwater
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Bowfin-240-fw

Bowfin (Amia calva)

Freshwater
69
Yellowbullhead-240-fw

Bullhead, Yellow (Ameiurus natalis)

Freshwater
283
Carpcommon-219-fwsw

Carp, Common (Cyprinus Carpio)

Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Yellowperch-240-fw

Perch, Yellow (Perca flavescens)

Freshwater
Chainpickerel-240-fw

Pickerel, Chain (Esox niger)

Freshwater
Atlantic-240-fwsw

Salmon, Atlantic (Salmo salar)

217
Fish_1617605115_speid454

Salmon, Landlocked (Salmo salar sebago)

Freshwater
132
Pumpkinseed-240-fw

Sunfish, Pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus)

Freshwater
919
Redearsunfish-240-fw

Sunfish, Redear (Lepomis microlophus)

Freshwater
Browntrout-240-fw

Trout, Brown (Salmo trutta)

Freshwater
Fish_1116236325_speid54

Trout, Steelhead (Rainbow) (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

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Glenwood Mill Bed & Breakfast

Glenwood, NJ, United States United States

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.