Mermet Lake Fishing near Metropolis, Illinois

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Details for Mermet Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bream/Bluegill
Catfish
Sunfish
Bullhead
Carp
Crappie
Panfish
Largemouth Bass

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 bream/bluegill, catfish, sunfish, bullhead, carp, crappie, panfish and largemouth bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning 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 chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

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  "Crappie are fair using minnows around 12 to 18 feet deep. Catfish are good using nightcrawlers,..." Kinkaid Lake

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

  "Catfish are fair on cut bait. Crappie are being caught on live minnows and jigs near brush...." Wolf Lake

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