Carbondale Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, Fishing Reports, and Fishing Charters (Illinois)

Carbondale Fishing Reports

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Carbondale Fishing

Carbondale (IL) Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, and Fishing Spots
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Illinois Fishing Licenses

Join us as we discuss the Illinois Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

About Carbondale (IL) Fishing was built for the outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen using a crowd sourcing model whereby we leave the local knowledge to the locals. Make edits, update details, share reports, and record your catches with photos, locations, and much more. We invite you to share your passion and your expertise.

For those interested in fishing Carbondale's lakes, reservoirs and streams, there are some excellent choices including New Thompson Lake, Rocky Branch and Cedar Lake. Whether you're fishing for Redear Sunfish, Bream/Bluegill or Bowfin, or one of the other fish found near Carbondale, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spin casting gear out and find your new favorite fishing spot near Carbondale in state. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, records for a location, photos, videos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and much more.

Carbondale can be found in the great state of Illinois. More specifically, it can be found at 37.7272720336914 and -89.2167510986328. Explore our pages and find your next fishing spot.

Fish Species Found in the Carbondale (IL) Area

Crappie,  Largemouth Bass,  Bullhead,  Carp,  Catfish,  Redear Sunfish,  Rock Bass,  Sunfish,  Warmouth,   and 7 more

Bodies of Water near Carbondale (IL)

237 Lakes

1,001 Rivers and Streams

343 Reservoirs

339 other