Lake Jacksonville Fishing near Jacksonville, Illinois

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Details for Lake Jacksonville

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

Public Property
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Bodies of Water near Lake Jacksonville

Lake Jacksonville Dam

South Jacksonville, IL

Lake Jacksonville

South Jacksonville, IL

Morgan Lake

South Jacksonville, IL

Mauvaise Terre Lake

South Jacksonville, IL

Mauvaise Terre Lake Dam

South Jacksonville, IL

Description for Lake Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois

Lake Jacksonville is a reservoir located just 4.4 miles from Jacksonville, in Morgan County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, panfish, rock bass, carp, striped bass, pumpkinseed, crappie, bullhead, bream/bluegill, warmouth, perch and largemouth bass here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Jacksonville.

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 Jacksonville

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Best Fishing Times near Lake Jacksonville

Fishing Times for Lake Jacksonville near Jacksonville, IL