Dawson Lake Fishing near Farmer City, Illinois

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Details for Dawson Lake

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

Public Property
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Description for Dawson Lake, McLean County, Illinois

Dawson Lake is a reservoir located just 11.8 miles from Farmer City, in McLean County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Ellsworth, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including sunfish, pumpkinseed, carp, panfish, bullhead, perch, warmouth, rock bass, saugeye, northern pike, catfish, walleye, redear sunfish, bream/bluegill, crappie and largemouth bass here. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Dawson 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 Dawson Lake

  "Weldon is a 29-acre, spring-fed lake, with a max depth of 28 feet. The water in the lake is..." Weldon Springs Lake

  "Crappie are suspended in 16 - 18 feet of water and it was all about trolling crankbaits passed..." Evergreen Lake

  "Crappie are fair; look for fish moving up into 5 to 7 feet of water; minnows are best. Bass are..." Lake Clinton

Best Fishing Times near Dawson Lake

Fishing Times for Dawson Lake near Farmer City, IL