Jackson County Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, Fishing Reports, and Fishing Charters (Illinois)

Jackson County Fishing Reports

  "Crappie are fair using minnows around 12 to 18 feet deep. Catfish are good..." Kinkaid Lake

  "The fishing in Cedar Lake is really good. Couples that with the fact it..." Cedar Lake

  "Lake Murphysboro is by many peoples options one of the best lakes in the..." Lake Murphysboro

Jackson County Fishing

Bear Creek 4.3 miles
Big Branch 4.6 miles
Brushy Bayou 6.1 miles
Camp Creek 8.4 miles
Campus Lake 5.4 miles
Campus Lake Dam 5.4 miles
Caney Creek 5.6 miles
Cave Creek 4.1 miles
Cedar Creek 5.9 miles
Cedar Lake 4.9 miles
Cedar Lake Dam 4.9 miles
Crisenberry Dam 8.1 miles
Deer Lake 3.6 miles
Drury Creek 8.3 miles
Glenn Creek 8.2 miles
Indian Creek 7.6 miles
Kinkaid Creek 6.5 miles
Kinkaid Lake 8.1 miles
Lewis Creek 2.3 miles
Mud Creek 4 miles
Piles Fork 7.5 miles
Pond Creek 8.4 miles
Rocky Branch 4.7 miles
Shoal Creek 4.8 miles
Sugar Creek 3.6 miles
Sycamore Creek 8.3 miles
Topping Creek 7.1 miles
Town Creek 5.5 miles
Turkey Bayou 5.6 miles
Wolf Creek 5.5 miles
Worthen Bayou 6.1 miles
Jackson County (IL) Bait Shops, Tackle Shops, and Fishing Spots
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Jackson County Fishing Charters, and 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 Jackson County (IL) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Catfish, Smallmouth Bass or Brook Trout, or one of the other fish found near Jackson 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 Jackson 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.

Fish Species Found in Jackson County Area

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Smallmouth Bass,  Catfish,  Brook Trout,  Perch,  Walleye,   and 17 more

Bodies of Water in Jackson County Area

551 Lakes

2,281 Rivers and Streams

433 Reservoirs

427 other