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
Species Caught Here: None
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 largemouth bass, panfish, sunfish, crappie, warmouth, green sunfish, bullhead, catfish, white bass, rock bass, carp and redear sunfish here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting 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.
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 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.