Cedar Lake Fishing near Carbondale, Illinois

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Details for Cedar Lake

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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 37.658382 -89.283699

Bodies of Water near Cedar Lake

Cedar Lake Dam

Carbondale, IL

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Big Branch

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Rocky Branch

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Sugar Creek

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Description for Cedar Lake, Jackson County, Illinois

Cedar Lake is a reservoir located just 6 miles from Carbondale, in Jackson County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Etherton, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including rock bass, pickerel, bream/bluegill, pumpkinseed, striped bass, redear sunfish, carp, green sunfish, sunfish, warmouth, sucker, bullhead, catfish, crappie and largemouth bass 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 Cedar 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.

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Fishing Times for Cedar Lake near Carbondale, IL
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