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Otter Lake Fishing near Girard, Illinois





5 star rating out of 5 by 1 reviewer
Fish for:
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Yellow Bass
  • Sucker
  • Rock Bass
  • Striped Bass
  • Carp
  • Warmouth
  • Channel Catfish
  • Bullhead
  • Panfish
  • Crappie
  • Muskie
  • Bluegill
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
11:24PM to 1:24AM, and 12:47PM to 2:47PM

Alternate Fishing Times
6:11AM to 8:11AM

Fishing Otter Lake, IL on 11/1/2014 will be best from 11:24PM through 1:24AM, and from 12:47PM to 2:47PM. If those times won’t work for you, 6:11AM to 8:11AM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.


Weather for Otter Lake

Current Temp: 28.4
Max Temp: 32
Min Temp: 28.4
Outside: clear sky
Wind: Moderate breeze
Wind Speed: 7.78
Wind Direction: North-northwest
Humidity: 57
Pressure: 1030
Sunrise: 7:28 AM
Sunset: 5:57 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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More About Otter Lake

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 largemouth bass, yellow bass, sucker, rock bass, striped bass, carp, warmouth, channel catfish, bullhead, panfish, crappie, muskie and bluegill here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing 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 achigan à grande bouche, basse jaune, ventouse, crapet de roche, bar d'Amérique, carpe, warmouth, barbue de rivière, barbotte, crapets, marigane, maskinongé et arlequin ici. Que vous soyez filature, CASTING ou pêche à la mouche 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 lobina, bajo amarilla, ventosa, bajo de rock, robalo rayado, carpa, Warmouth, el bagre de canal, siluro, panfish, tipo de pez, muskie y mojarra de agallas azules aquí Ya sea que esté hilado, baitcasting o la pesca con mosca 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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