Illinois Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Species:
Largemouth Bass,  Bream, Bluegill,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Bullhead,  Carp,  Rock Bass,  Sunfish,  Warmouth,   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

  "There's fairly nice fishing for a lake that is pressured like that, full..." Twin Lakes

  "Arrow head lake after a big rain the night before. Plastic wacky worm, 5..." Lake Arrowhead

  "My buddy, Chocolate and I fished this lake years ago on a regular basis...." Vienna Correctional Center Lake

  "used live and plastics and ended up getting 28 fish, mostly rock bass and..." Poplar Creek

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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 Busse Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Rock River. Fish for Bowfin, Blue Catfish or Carp 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.