Crab Orchard Lake near Carbondale, Illinois
Bluegill are fair using crickets, wax worms and red worms. Catfish are fair using leeches, cheese bait & cut bait.
Crab Orchard Lake Fishing near Carbondale, Illinois
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Details for Crab Orchard Lake
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 37.717552 -89.150360
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Description for Crab Orchard Lake, Williamson County, Illinois
Crab Orchard Lake is a reservoir located just 3.7 miles from Carbondale, in Williamson County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including carp, rock bass, redear sunfish, panfish, green sunfish, white bass, sunfish, largemouth bass, bullhead, catfish, crappie and warmouth 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 Crab Orchard Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Craborchard Lake.
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