Salem Reservoir Fishing near Salem, Illinois

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Description for Salem Reservoir, Marion County, Illinois

Salem Reservoir is a reservoir located just .9 miles from Salem, in Marion County, in the state of Illinois, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, bullhead, green sunfish, warmouth, bream/bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, sunfish, rock bass, carp, panfish, redear sunfish and pumpkinseed 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 Salem Reservoir.

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 Salem Reservoir

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

  "I fish this creek using a bobber and a very very small hook and worm. The best places to fish in..." Ramsey Creek

  "Channel catfish biting good on stink baits. Have been out there twice in the last week and a half...." Washington County Lake Dam

Best Fishing Times near Salem Reservoir

Fishing Times for Salem Reservoir near Salem, IL