Big Bend Lake Fishing near Des Plaines, Illinois

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Details for Big Bend Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Northern Pike
Panfish
Perch
Sunfish
Walleye

Public Property
42.050861 -87.877007

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Description for Big Bend Lake, Cook County, Illinois

Big Bend Lake is a lake located just 1.3 miles from Des Plaines, in Cook County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including northern pike, rock bass, perch, warmouth, sunfish, largemouth bass, panfish, bullhead, crappie, carp, walleye and bream/bluegill here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Big Bend Lake.

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 Big Bend Lake

  "I caught a 2.5 pond bass off of a white chatter bait. This lake is very weedy in the summer, so I..." Hastings Lake

  "used live and plastics and ended up getting 28 fish, mostly rock bass and bluegill, but i caught a..." Poplar Creek

  "There are many crayfiah under the rocks in the water wich gave me the idea of throwing oit a hard..." McDonald Creek

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