Altamont Reservoir Fishing near Saint Elmo, Illinois

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Details for Altamont Reservoir

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Panfish
Sunfish

Public Property
39.031712 -88.715050

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Description for Altamont Reservoir, Effingham County, Illinois

Altamont Reservoir is a reservoir located just 7.1 miles from Saint Elmo, in Effingham County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Altamont, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bream/bluegill, warmouth, crappie, bullhead, smallmouth bass, catfish, largemouth bass, panfish, sunfish, carp and rock bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Altamont Reservoir.

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 stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

Fishing Reports near Altamont Reservoir

  "Crappies are hitting hard 10 ft with bobber n shiner..." East Fork Lake

  "Catching 10 to 11.5 inch bluegills Crappie in minnows about 4.5 feet deep Catfish at night..." Vernor Lake

  "Crappie (bright color jigs) are strong this week as well as Bass (slow spinner in white)in the..." Pana Lake

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Fishing Times for Altamont Reservoir near Saint Elmo, IL

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