Sanshan Lake stretches across E’zhou city and Daye County. It belongs to indulged depression lake.
With a water level of 20 meters, the lake is 10.7 km in length and the average width is 2.3 km. After enclosed tideland for cultivation, the area of the lake has been reduced from 73.2 square kilometers to the present 24.3 square kilometers. The largest depth of water is 4.8 km and the water storage is 68 million cubic meters.
Major commercial fishes in the lake include carp, crucian carp, siniperca chuatsi, etc. And the annual output is 78500 kg.(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)