Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Round Valley Reservoir

4.8

Hunterdon County, NJ

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 180 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Round Valley Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Hunterdon County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Round Valley Reservoir.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Round Valley Reservoir.

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Round Valley Reservoir Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Round Valley Reservoir, NJ

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Round Valley Reservoir to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New Jersey.

There are countless Round Valley Reservoir fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Rainbow trout, Smallmouth bass, Channel catfish, White catfish, Bluegill, Chain pickerel and others, as of February 29, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to April 14; from June 16, to December 31

Bag limit

12

Min size

5"

Measurement

Total length

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Rainbow trout

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Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to March 19; from April 08, to December 31

Bag limit

4 (Jan 1–Mar 19; June 1–Dec. 31); 6 (Apr 8 at 8 a.m.–May 31)

Min size

9"

Measurement

Total length

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Smallmouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Opened from January 01, to April 14; from June 16, to December 31

Bag limit

12

Min size

5"

Measurement

Total length

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Channel catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Round Valley Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Round Valley Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 10 species of fish in Round Valley Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Round Valley Reservoir

Must visit the following nearest Round Valley Reservoir fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.2

Hunterdon County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.8

Sussex County, NJ

7 hot spots

4.7

Bucks County, PA

8 hot spots

4.1

Sussex County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.8

Middlesex County, NJ

10 hot spots

4.5

Sussex County, NJ

5 hot spots

4.8

Essex County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.3

Northampton County, PA

6 hot spots

4.8

Bucks County, PA

8 hot spots

4.8

Richmond County, NY

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Round Valley Reservoir

  • The season for brown and rainbow trout at Round Valley Reservoir is year round open. There is 12 inches of minimum length limit and the daily limit of 2 fish of this species combined.
  • Please, be aware that during the period from January 1 to Sepember 15 lake trout is for catch and release only. You may have no more than 6 fish in the size range of 15 to 23 inches and 1≥24 inches when the season is open.
  • The period from November to May is the best to target lake trout. Trolling spoon lures or flies is productive.
  • Fishing gravel shoreline areas during October and November using small in-line spinners, corn or mealworms might help you to catch brown and rainbow trout.
  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass can be caught around grass beds in summer using a Texas-rig or a dropshot rig.
  • Bluegill can be easily caught from the shoreline using live crickets or worms.

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