Kinkaid Lake near Murphysboro, Illinois
Crappie are fair using minnows around 12 to 18 feet deep. Catfish are good using nightcrawlers, liver & leeches.
Kinkaid Lake Fishing near Murphysboro, Illinois
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Details for Kinkaid Lake
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 37.777828 -89.453979
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Description for Kinkaid Lake, Jackson County, Illinois
Kinkaid Lake is a reservoir located just 6.6 miles from Murphysboro, in Jackson County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Grimsby, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including walleye, bullhead, smallmouth bass, carp, rock bass, bream, bluegill, muskie, flathead catfish, crappie, warmouth, catfish, largemouth bass, panfish, sunfish and pumpkinseed here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Kinkaid Lake.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Illinois Fish & Wildlife
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.
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