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Otter Lake Fishing near Girard, Illinois





5 star rating out of 5 by 1 reviewer
Fish for:
  • Muskie
  • Bream
  • Bluegill
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Sucker
  • Panfish
  • Yellow Bass
  • Crappie
  • Rock Bass
  • Catfish
  • Bullhead
  • Carp
  • Warmouth
  • Striped Bass
Access: Public
Fishing License: Required
Fishing Rules & Regulations: Illinois Fish & Wildlife

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Fishing Times for Otter Lake

Fishing Times for Otter Lake near Girard, IL

Best Fishing Times
2:54AM to 4:54AM, and 1:28PM to 3:28PM

Alternate Fishing Times
8:06AM to 10:06AM

Fishing Otter Lake, IL on 3/1/2015 will be best from 2:54AM through 4:54AM, and from 1:28PM to 3:28PM. If those times won’t work for you, 8:06AM to 10:06AM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.


Weather for Otter Lake

Current Temp: 18.55
Max Temp: 18.55
Min Temp: 18.55
Outside: overcast clouds
Wind: Light breeze
Wind Speed: 3.02
Wind Direction: SouthEast
Humidity: 84
Pressure: 1021.61
Sunrise: 7:31 AM
Sunset: 6:52 PM


1 Fishing Reports for Otter Lake - Girard, Illinois


5/17/2011 4:28:30 AM

In my option, far and away the best lake in the area.

Otter Lake is, in my option, far and away the best lake in the area. I think that because of the 50 inch muskies, 20lbs striped bass, tons of 10-12 inch crappies, catfish that can be found in the 20lbs rang, and good numbers of yellow bass that can be found in the lake. Early in the season it's a good idea to fish small shallow bays like the ones on the north end of the lake. The rest of the season you will want to try fishing near weed lines, drop offs, and fallen trees. You might also find fish over the main lake. Shad raps, live bait, and jigs are good bets when it comes to fishing here. Good luck fishing!

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Otter Lake is a reservoir located just 7.5 miles from Girard, in Macoupin County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Palmyra, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including muskie, bream, bluegill, largemouth bass, sucker, panfish, yellow bass, crappie, rock bass, catfish, bullhead, carp, warmouth and striped 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 Otter Lake.

To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 39.4081 latitude, and -89.91177 longitude into your GPS device. View Otter 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!
Otter Lake est un réservoir situé à seulement 7.5 miles de Girard, dans le Macoupin County, dans les état de l'Illinois, United States, près de Palmyra, IL. Les pêcheurs trouveront une grande variété de poissons, y compris maskinongé, bream, bluegill, achigan à grande bouche, ventouse, crapets, basse jaune, marigane, crapet de roche, catfish, barbotte, carpe, warmouth et bar d'Amérique 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 Otter Lake.

Pour trouver cet endroit de pêche consultez la carte ci-dessus ou entrez 39.4081 de latitude et de longitude -89.91177 dans votre appareil GPS. Voir Otter 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!
Otter Lake es el embalse situado a 7.5 miles de Girard, en Macoupin County, en los estado de Illinois, United States, cerca de Palmyra, IL. Los pescadores encontrarán una gran variedad de peces incluyendo muskie, bream, bluegill, lobina, ventosa, panfish, bajo amarilla, tipo de pez, bajo de rock, catfish, siluro, carpa, Warmouth y robalo rayado 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 Otter Lake.

Para encontrar este lugar de pesca Consulte el mapa que aparece arriba o entrar en 39.4081 latitud, y -89.91177 de longitud en el dispositivo GPS. Ver Mapa Topográfico de Otter 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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