Lake McLeansboro Fishing near McLeansboro, Illinois

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Details for Lake McLeansboro

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Panfish
Sunfish

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Description for Lake McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois

Lake McLeansboro is a reservoir located just 1.1 miles from McLeansboro, in Hamilton County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Diamond City, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including largemouth bass, redear sunfish, sunfish, bream/bluegill, catfish, rock bass, crappie, carp, bullhead, panfish, warmouth, green sunfish and flathead catfish here. Whether you’re spinning, fly fishing 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 McLeansboro. Alternate names for this reservoir include McLeansboro 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 McLeansboro

  "Fished 1st point Northeast of the boat launch and followed into that cove that splits in two. 20..." Lake Jaycee

  "Bluegill are fair using crickets, wax worms and red worms. Catfish are fair using leeches, cheese..." Crab Orchard Lake

  "If you like bass averaging 14 inches, bluegills that average 8 inches, nice catfish, and crappies..." Harrisburg Reservoir

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