Coles County (IL) Fishing Reports, Times, Licenses, and Shops

Fish Species Found in Coles County Area

Bullhead,  Crappie,  Carp,  Catfish,  Sunfish,  Warmouth,  Rock Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Largemouth Bass,   and 6 more

Bodies of Water in Coles County Area

1 Lakes

22 Rivers and Streams

10 Reservoirs

8 other

Coles County Fishing Reports

  "Brought in 13 channels in 3 hours catch and release anywhere from 2.5lbs..." Lake Windermere

  "Paradise is a 176 acre lake with 4 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth..." Lake Paradise

  "You will find bass up to 9lbs, striped bass up to 12lbs, saugeye that keep..." Lake Charleston

  "The fishing, in Oakland Lake, has gotten a lot better since the drought in..." Lake Oakland

Coles County (IL) Fishing Spots

Brush Creek 10.6 miles
Brushy Fork 14 miles
Cassell Creek 5.2 miles
Clear Creek 14.1 miles
Crabapple Creek 14.2 miles
Crabill Pond 8.3 miles
Daily Pond 14.3 miles
Daily Pond Dam 14.3 miles
Darkies Creek 13.6 miles
Deer Creek 13.4 miles
Dicks Creek 13.8 miles
Dry Branch 10.1 miles
Dudley Branch 10.6 miles
Flat Branch 7.7 miles
Fox Ridge Lake 11.7 miles
Franklin Branch 10.5 miles
Greasy Creek 10.2 miles
Hackett Branch 14.1 miles
Henson Pond 13.7 miles
Hog Branch 13.1 miles
Indian Creek 10.9 miles
Jakes Branch 9.6 miles
Kickapoo Creek 9.2 miles
Lake Charleston 8.6 miles
Lake Oakland 14.1 miles
Lake Paradise 14.5 miles
Lake Windermere 6.6 miles
Miller Lake 12.9 miles
Miller Lake Dam 12.9 miles
Polecat Creek 8.4 miles
Ridge Lake 11.6 miles
Riley Creek 6.2 miles
Riverview Dam 8.6 miles
Riverview Dam 8.6 miles
Scattering Fork 13.9 miles
Temples Pond 12.3 miles
Temples Pond Dam 12.3 miles
Whetstone Creek 8.8 miles
Coles County (IL) Fishing Map
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About Coles County (IL) Fishing

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