New Gillespie Lake Fishing near Gillespie, Illinois
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Description for New Gillespie Lake, Macoupin County, Illinois
New Gillespie Lake is a reservoir located just 3.8 miles from Gillespie, in Macoupin County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Baylestown, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bream/bluegill, bullhead, largemouth bass, rock bass, carp, catfish, warmouth, redear sunfish and panfish 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 New Gillespie Lake. Alternate names for this reservoir include Gillespie Lake.
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