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Delta Lake

Physical Features

Elevation: 550 feet
Area: 2,289.2 acres
Shoreline Length: 18.7 miles
Max Depth: 60 feet
Mean Depth: 22 feet
Town: Western


OPRHP dual concrete ramp site in Delta Lake State Park on Route 46, 6 miles north of the City of Rome.

Fish Species:

Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Pumpkinseed, Brown Bullhead


Delta Lake provides a quality fishery for many species. Many anglers target walleye, northern pike, or bass. Jigging or trolling will produce good numbers of walleye in the 15-20 inch range, with fish approaching the 30 inch mark reported. Northern pike that exceed 45 inches have been taken. Smallmouth bass are more abundant than largemouth bass, but both species are caught up to 20 inches. Ice fishing for walleye, yellow perch and northern pike is popular.


Statewide Angling Regulations apply.

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