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General Round Valley Information

Round Valley Recreation Area – from NJ Department of Environmental Protection

This site is regularly maintained by the state and lists all official rules and regulations (or links to them).  Additionally park phone numbers and camping maps can be found and printed from this site. Did you know Round Valley Reservoir holds 55 Billion gallons of water?  You do now!

Beneath These Waters – by Stephanie B. Stevens: 2009

Chronicles the colorful history of Round Valley before it became a reservoir. Soft Cover; 70 pages of indexed text with 84 photographs; maps and illustrations. $7.

USGS 7.5min maps / charts – high resolution pdf’s

Round Valley Reservoir USGS topographical map – Top – Califon / northern section of Round Valley Reservoir

Round Valley Reservoir USGS topographical map – Bottom Flemington / southern section of Round Valley Reservoir

USGS maps are the 1:24,000-scale topographic maps, also known as 7.5-minute quadrangles. These are High Resolution and BIG. They’re both about 5mb in size so it may take a minute to download if you have a slow internet connection. If you are looking for a simple Round Valley Fishing Map this is a small mashup of the two above maps.

Fishing Related Information

Massive Lake Trout Caught During Survey at Round Valley Reservoir – from NJ DEP, Division of Fish and Wildlife 2009

More than 30 lake trout weighed in at over 3 pounds during this falls gillnetting including seven fish weighing in at 32, 22, 21, 19, 16, 16, and 15 pounds.

Spotlight on Round Valley Fish – from NJ DEP, Division of Fish and Wildlife 2007

This is a fantastic article that covers some of the predominant fish living in Round Valley Reservoir.  Follow along as Biologists perform gill net and electroshock fish surveys.  Pictures of some huge fish are included in the article.  25 pound Carp?  They’re in here! – PDF version Round Valley Fish Report

Lunker Lakers Lurk Below – NJ DEP,  Division of Fish and Wildlife 2005

Results from 2005 NJ DEP,  Division of Fish and Wildlife gill-netting survey.  92 lake trout were captured, ranging in size from 10 to 40.75 inches.

Round Valley Trout Association

The Round Valley Trout Association (RVTA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the fishery at the Round Valley Reservoir. Our primary purpose is to supplement the State Of New Jersey’s stocking of trout and herring in Round Valley by raising funds for this purpose.

Cooking and Cleaning Fish

How to Bone Trout by Metropolitan Seafood, Clinton, NJ – YouTube Video

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