East Fork Lake Fishing near Olney, Illinois

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Details for East Fork Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie

Public Property
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Description for East Fork Lake, Richland County, Illinois

East Fork Lake is a reservoir located just 2.2 miles from Olney, in Richland County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, bream/bluegill, smallmouth bass, crappie, largemouth bass, carp and black 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 East Fork 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 East Fork Lake

  "Catching 10 to 11.5 inch bluegills Crappie in minnows about 4.5 feet deep Catfish at night..." Vernor Lake

  "Good catfishing with dip bait Carolina righing..." Vernor Lake Dam

  "Tab says caught over 100 largemouth on a night crawler on the bottom most keepers he ever caught...." Newton Lake

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