Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Wantagh Reservoir

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Nassau County, NY

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Water Fresh
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If you're planning to go fishing at Wantagh Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Nassau 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 Wantagh Reservoir.

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

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Wantagh Reservoir Fishing Map

Explore the Wantagh Reservoir fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 40°41'43.5"N 73°31'17.1"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Wantagh Reservoir, NY

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

There are countless Wantagh 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, Pumpkinseed, Chain pickerel, Brown bullhead, Bluegill, American eel, Brown trout and others, as of February 21, 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

Always open. Attention! From December 1 to June 14 catch and release only.

Bag limit

5

Max size

-

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Pumpkinseed

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Max size

12"

Min size

-

Measurement

-

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Chain pickerel

Regulation

Season

Opened from the first Saturday in May, to March 15.

Bag limit

5

Max size

-

Min size

15"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Brown bullhead

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Trophy limits

>12" (2 fish)

Max size

-

Min size

No

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

Only 2 longer than 12"

Above are just a few of the species found in Wantagh Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Wantagh Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Wantagh Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Wantagh Reservoir

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

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Nassau County, NY

4 hot spots

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Nassau County, NY

10 hot spots

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Nassau County, NY

3 hot spots

4.3

Suffolk County, NY

4 hot spots

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Queens County, NY

6 hot spots

4.8

Queens County, NY

10 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.7

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.7

New York County, NY

10 hot spots

4.8

Bronx, NY

3 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Wantagh Reservoir

  • Be aware, that black bass caught in Wantagh Reservoir are for catch and release only.
  • When fishing Upper Twin Pond, you will need waders to fish effectively off the inlet.
  • If you want to catch black crappie in the spring you shoul pay your attention to water 2 to 5 feet deep.

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