Forbes Lake Fishing near Louisville, Illinois

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Details for Forbes Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Muskie
Panfish
Sauger
Sunfish

Public Property
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Description for Forbes Lake, Marion County, Illinois

Forbes Lake is a reservoir located just 13.9 miles from Louisville, in Marion County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Omega, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, bream/bluegill, green sunfish, saugeye, sunfish, warmouth, rock bass, carp, largemouth bass, striped bass, muskie, redear sunfish, bullhead, panfish and crappie here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting 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 Forbes 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 Forbes Lake

  "Catching 14 an 15 crappies 4 1/2 feet deep using slideing bobber with medium shiners..." Vernor Lake

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

  "Fished 1st point Northeast of the boat launch and followed into that cove that splits in two. 20..." Lake Jaycee

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Fishing Times for Forbes Lake near Louisville, IL

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