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East Sidney Reservoir

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,151 feet
Area: 190 acres
Shoreline Length: 4.5 miles
Length: 2 miles
Max Depth: 51 feet
Mean Depth: 24 feet
County & Town: Delaware County, Towns of Sidney and Franklin

Aquatic Plant Life:

Limited rooted aquatic vegetation.


Boat launch located at East Sidney Dam Recreation Area on South West shore of lake.

Fish Species:

Brown Trout, Common Carp, Golden Shiner, Emerald Shiner, Spottail Shiner, Bluntnose Minnow, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch


The lake is mainly fished for its panfish, but some huge bass have been caught. It is also a popular destination for carp fisherman.

Ice Fishing:

Prohibited by Town of Sidney.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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