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Lake Information Details and State Management
East Branch Reservoir East Branch Reservoir is in Geauga County. The lake is 420 acres with 7.5 miles of shoreline. It is within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Three.
Location East Branch lies in eastern Geauga County approximately 40 miles east of Cleveland. It is near the junction of State Route 608 and US Route 322 which crosses the upper end of the reservoir.
Distance from Major Cities 40 miles east of Cleveland. 55 miles northeast from Akron. 65 miles northeast of Canton. 50 miles northwest of Youngstown.
Fishing Opportunities East Branch features *Largemouth Bass *Bluegill *White and Black Crappie *Channel Catfish *Northern Pike.
Boating Information The city of Akron operates and maintains a boat house on the west shore of the reservoir near the dam off of Route 608. The only boat ramp is located there. There is no boat rental. Boats are limited to electric motors only.
State Management The Division of Wildlife annually stocks Northern Pike fingerlings to maintain that species in the absence of natural reproduction. Other species are managed through natural reproduction.

East Branch Reservoir – Courtesy Google Maps

A very special THANKS to the Ohio Division of Natural Resources, the Division of Wildlife and the Division of Watercraft for their hard work and dedication in providing Northern Ohio sportsmen and women with boating safety plus excellent fishing & hunting opportunities!

Turn In a Poacher (1-800-POACHER)

Ohio’s Turn In a Poacher -“TIP” program – helps to curtail poaching throughout the state by involving the public in reporting wildlife violations. If you observe a wildlife violation, click here and submit the form online or print the form and mail to:

TIP Headquarters, Division of Wildlife
2045 Morse Rd., Bldg G
Columbus, Ohio 43229-6693

Or call the TIP toll-free hotline, 1-800-POACHER.


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