Johnson County (IL) Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Johnson County Area

Largemouth Bass,  Bream, Bluegill,  Rainbow Trout,  Brook Trout,  Catfish,  Smallmouth Bass,  Crappie,  Brown Trout,  Carp,   and 15 more

Johnson County Area Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 128   Rivers/Streams: 991   Reservoirs: 292   Others: 244   All: 1,655

Johnson County Fishing Reports

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

  "The fishing here is reported spotty. Bluegill can still be caught on red..." Ferne Clyffe Lake

  "If you like fishing lakes with lots of little bass, decent panfish, and..." Dutchman Lake

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Johnson County (IL) Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Illinois Fish & Wildlife. 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.

More About Johnson County (IL) Fishing

Whether you’re fishing for Sturgeon, Warmouth or Bigmouth Buffalo, or one of the other fish found near Johnson 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 Johnson 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.