Lake Clinton Fishing near Clinton, Illinois

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Bodies of Water near Lake Clinton

Clinton Lake Dam

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Description for Lake Clinton, De Witt County, Illinois

Lake Clinton is a reservoir located just 4.8 miles from Clinton, in De Witt County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including smallmouth bass, walleye, catfish, green sunfish, bullhead, sunfish, pumpkinseed, white bass, warmouth, striped bass, largemouth bass, crappie, bream/bluegill, panfish, rock bass, perch and carp 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 Lake Clinton. Alternate names for this reservoir include Clinton 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 Lake Clinton

  "Bass are fair using plastics & jigs deep off points. Bluegill are fair to spotty using wax worms &..." Sangchris Lake

  "For crappie try looking in the sloughs up the river with minnows. For white bass spinners are..." Lake Decatur

  "Crappie are suspended in 16 - 18 feet of water and it was all about trolling crankbaits passed..." Evergreen Lake

Best Fishing Times near Lake Clinton

Fishing Times for Lake Clinton near Clinton, IL