Horton Lake Fishing near Nauvoo, Illinois

Write a Report
Courtesy Google Images

Details for Horton Lake

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

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 40.545044 -91.383484

Bodies of Water near Horton Lake

Horton Lake Dam

Nauvoo, IL

Solferino Creek

Fort Madison, IA

Horton Creek

Fort Madison, IA

Sycamore Creek

Nauvoo, IL

Jack Creek

Fort Madison, IA

Description for Horton Lake, Hancock County, Illinois

Horton Lake is a reservoir located just .4 miles from Nauvoo, in Hancock County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including green sunfish, rock bass, pumpkinseed, perch, catfish, carp, walleye, bream/bluegill, northern pike, largemouth bass, panfish, bullhead and crappie 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 Horton Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Lake Horton.

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 Hot Spots near Horton Lake

  "Tight Lines... Mark did not falsely report anything. His report was from 2011 which was after the..." Gladstone Lake

  "Channel catfish are slow on dip baits, chicken livers and shrimp. Bass are fair on spinnerbaits and..." Henderson Creek

  "Bluegill are slow on wax worms. Crappie are fair on minnows near brush piles. Largemouth bass are..." Argyle Lake

Best Fishing Times near Horton Lake

Fishing Times for Horton Lake near Nauvoo, IL