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

Johnson County (IL) Fishing Spots

Adds Branch 10.6 miles
Anderson Creek 9.7 miles
Bear Branch 6.6 miles
Beaver Creek 10 miles
Blue Branch 2.6 miles
Bradshaw Creek 9.4 miles
Buck Branch 7.7 miles
Buck Run 5.7 miles
Cagle Pond 11 miles
Caney Creek 11 miles
Cave Creek 4.1 miles
Cedar Creek 7.9 miles
Cedar Lake 7.9 miles
Cedar Lake Dam 7.9 miles
Clifty Creek 7.9 miles
Dutchman Creek 4.4 miles
Dutchman Lake 4.9 miles
Fetter Lake 8.1 miles
Fetter Lake Dam 8.1 miles
Gould Lake 4.2 miles
Grassy Creek 6.6 miles
Hayes Creek 10.6 miles
Johnson Creek 9.1 miles
Lake Echon 10.4 miles
Lake Echon Dam 10.4 miles
Lick Creek 7.1 miles
Max Creek 7.9 miles
McCorkle Creek 0.7 miles
Mill Creek 7.6 miles
Old Cache River 8.8 miles
Ozark Creek 10.1 miles
Shawnee Bay 10.7 miles
Simpson Lake 10.7 miles
Simpson Lake Dam 10.7 miles
Sugar Creek 10 miles
Tall Tree Lake 4.2 miles
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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 Redear Sunfish, Carp or Bream/Bluegill, 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.