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Crab Orchard Lake Fishing near Carbondale, Illinois

5 star rating out of 5 by 2 reviewers
Fish for:
  • Green Sunfish
  • Panfish
  • Catfish
  • Sunfish
  • Redear Sunfish
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Carp
  • Warmouth
  • Crappie
  • Bullhead
  • Rock Bass
  • White Bass
Access: Public
Fishing License: Required
Fishing Rules & Regulations: Illinois Fish & Wildlife

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Fishing Times for Crab Orchard Lake

Fishing Times for Crab Orchard Lake near Carbondale, IL

Best Fishing Times
3:49AM to 5:49AM

Alternate Fishing Times
10:41AM to 12:41PM

Fishing Crab Orchard Lake, IL on 6/2/2015 will be best from 3:49AM through 5:49AM. If that time won’t work for you, 10:41AM to 12:41PM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.

Weather for Crab Orchard Lake

Current Temp: 59
Max Temp: 60.8
Min Temp: 59
Outside: overcast clouds
Wind: Gentle Breeze
Wind Speed: 4.54
Wind Direction: NorthEast
Humidity: 87
Pressure: 1020
Sunrise: 5:35 AM
Sunset: 8:13 PM

2 Fishing Reports for Crab Orchard Lake - Carbondale, Illinois

2/19/2013 7:00 AM


Bluegill are fair using crickets, wax worms and red worms. Catfish are fair using leeches, cheese bait & cut bait.

5/21/2011 1:59:50 PM

Crab Orchard Lake

The fishing in Crab Orchard Lake is often rated up there in the top ten lakes in IL. You will find big bass, really nice catfish, awesome panfish, and ok striped bass. Early in the fishing season try fishing the shallow east end of the lake, shallow bays, feeder creeks, and boat docks. The rest of the season fish drop offs, weed lines, fallen trees, and near the shad schools. I would recommend fishing with crank baits, live bait, spinners, jigs, and soft plastics. Good luck fishing!

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Crab Orchard Lake is a reservoir located just 3.7 miles from Carbondale, in Williamson County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including green sunfish, panfish, catfish, sunfish, redear sunfish, largemouth bass, carp, warmouth, crappie, bullhead, rock bass and white bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Crab Orchard Lake.

Alternate names for this reservoir includes Craborchard Lake. To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 37.71755 latitude, and -89.15036 longitude into your GPS device. View Crab Orchard Lake Topo Map.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the reservoir is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!
Crab Orchard Lake est un réservoir situé à seulement 3.7 miles de Carbondale, dans le Williamson County, dans les état de l'Illinois, United States. Les pêcheurs trouveront une grande variété de poissons, y compris crapet vert, crapets, catfish, crapet, crapet redear, achigan à grande bouche, carpe, warmouth, marigane, barbotte, crapet de roche et bar blanc ici. Que vous soyez CASTING, pêche à la mouche ou filature vos chances d'obtenir une morsure ici sont bonnes. Alors prenez votre canne à pêche à la mouche favorite et la bobine, et partez à Crab Orchard Lake.

Autres noms pour ce reservoir comprend Craborchard Lake. Pour trouver cet endroit de pêche consultez la carte ci-dessus ou entrez 37.71755 de latitude et de longitude -89.15036 dans votre appareil GPS. Voir Crab Orchard Lake Carte Topographique.

Et s'il vous plaît n'oubliez pas de vérifier avec les poissons de la faune locale et du service pour assurer le réservoir est ouvert au public, et que vous avez le permis de pêche obligatoire. Maintenant, ce que vous attendez, vous la pêche!
Crab Orchard Lake es el embalse situado a 3.7 miles de Carbondale, en Williamson County, en los estado de Illinois, United States. Los pescadores encontrarán una gran variedad de peces incluyendo pez sol, panfish, catfish, pez luna, pez luna redear, lobina, carpa, Warmouth, tipo de pez, siluro, bajo de rock y lobina blanca aquí Ya sea que esté baitcasting, la pesca con mosca o hilado sus probabilidades de contraer una picadura de aquí son buenos. Así que coge tu caña favoritos pesca con mosca y carrete, y diríjase a Crab Orchard Lake.

Suplente nombres para este reservoir incluye Craborchard Lago. Para encontrar este lugar de pesca Consulte el mapa que aparece arriba o entrar en 37.71755 latitud, y -89.15036 de longitud en el dispositivo GPS. Ver Mapa Topográfico de Crab Orchard Lake.

Y por favor recuerde verificar con el local de Pesca y Vida Silvestre del departamento para garantizar la embalse es abierto al público, y que tiene la licencia de pesca necesario. Ahora, ¿qué estás esperando, consiga la pesca!
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