Horton Lake Fishing near Nauvoo, Illinois

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Details for Horton Lake

Species Caught Here:
Northern Pike

Public Property
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 bullhead, rock bass, pumpkinseed, panfish, walleye, largemouth bass, catfish, bream/bluegill, crappie, perch, green sunfish, northern pike and carp 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 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 Reports near Horton Lake

  "Channel cats are hit and miss. Bass are few and far between. Panfish are also few and far between...." Spring 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