Illinois Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Species:
Largemouth Bass,  Bream, Bluegill,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Bullhead,  Carp,  Rock Bass,  Warmouth,  Sunfish,   and 56 more
Bodies of Water:
Lakes: 763   Rivers/Streams: 2,580   Reservoirs: 1,050   Others: 947   All: 5,340

Fishing Hot Spots in Illinois

  "Mark cant be fishing from Gladstone lake, there are no boat docks or..." Gladstone Lake

  "There are many crayfiah under the rocks in the water wich gave me the idea..." McDonald Creek

  "First time fishing this small lake. Caught on nice largemouth (1.2 lb. 14..." Willow Lake

  "Fished Bode Lake North. Caught 2 smallmouth bass - 14" & 16" - within an..." Bode Lakes

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Fishing in the state of Illinois, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 5,340 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Horseshoe Lake, Rock River and Busse Lake. Fish for Muskie, Northern Pike or Perch or one of the other 27 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.