Lake Springfield Fishing near Southern View, Illinois

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Details for Lake Springfield

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Northern Pike
Panfish
Perch
Sauger
Sunfish
Walleye

Public Property
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Description for Lake Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

Lake Springfield is a reservoir located just 2.8 miles from Southern View, in Sangamon County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Springfield, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including sunfish, largemouth bass, carp, catfish, bream/bluegill, pumpkinseed, northern pike, panfish, blue catfish, sauger, warmouth, walleye, perch, rock bass, bullhead and crappie here. Whether you’re trolling, spinning, casting, 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 Springfield.

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 Springfield

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Best Fishing Times near Lake Springfield

Fishing Times for Lake Springfield near Southern View, IL