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

Fish Species Found in Effingham County Area

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Smallmouth Bass,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Bullhead,  Carp,  Striped Bass,   and 8 more

Bodies of Water in Effingham County Area

10 Lakes

71 Rivers and Streams

20 Reservoirs

20 other

Effingham County Fishing Reports

  "I fish this creek using a bobber and a very very small hook and worm. The..." Ramsey Creek

  "I second what mark w said..." Altamont Reservoir

  "The fish you will find here includes nice bass, good catfish, and average..." Lake Sara

Effingham County (IL) Fishing Spots

Effingham County (IL) Fishing Map
Hot Spots

Effingham County (IL) Fishing Guides

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 Effingham County (IL) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for White Bass, Bream/Bluegill or Northern Pike, or one of the other fish found near Effingham County, we can tell you where to find them, how to bring them in, and who's having success. So find your new favorite fishing spot near Effingham County, and grab your favorite fishing gear. All that, including links to your local fish and wildlife websites, record catches for a location, photos, GPS coordinates for where the fish can be found, and so much more. So what are you waiting for? Pick a nearby city and get started.