Mermet Lake near Metropolis, Illinois
Bass are good using topwater plugs along rip rap & lilys and jigs near brush. Catfish are fair on cut baits and stinkbait.
Mermet Lake Fishing near Metropolis, Illinois
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Details for Mermet Lake
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 37.255054 -88.848953
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Description for Mermet Lake, Massac County, Illinois
Mermet Lake is a reservoir located just 9.6 miles from Metropolis, in Massac County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Mermet, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bullhead, largemouth bass, carp, crappie, panfish, bream, bluegill, catfish and sunfish here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Mermet 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
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