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Fishing Hot Spots near Salem Reservoir

  "Fished 1st point Northeast of the boat launch and followed into that cove that splits in two. 20 minutes of fishing and first catch was a 5.5 lb Largemouth up against..." Lake Jaycee

  "Tab says caught over 100 largemouth on a night crawler on the bottom most keepers he ever caught. he's a guide on the lake though so you prolly won't do as good...." Newton Lake

  "I fish this creek using a bobber and a very very small hook and worm. The best places to fish in this creek are around fallen trees or were the creek gets its deepest..." Ramsey Creek

  "Channel catfish biting good on stink baits. Have been out there twice in the last week and a half. Was not waiting long for the next bite. Not all are big but good for..." Washington County Lake Dam

  "Well the crappie are biting really good caught a 5 gallon bucket full at raccoon in the brush I was using jigs and minnows going to hit again good luck fishing all!..." Raccoon Lake

  "I second what mark w said..." Altamont Reservoir

  "Catfish are fair using stinkbaitin early morning and late evenings. Bass are fair using carolina rigs in deeper waters...." Newton Power Station Lake

  "You will find average bass, panfish, and catfish in this small IL lake. Early in the year fish the shallow west end of the lake. The rest of the year fish weed lines,..." Waltonville Lake

  "Thanks to the over abundance of weeds most of the fish species growth is stunted. To make up for that fact however you will find tons of small fish. In fact the only..." Kinmundy Lake

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About Fishing Hot Spots for Salem Reservoir near Salem

So you're interested in fishing Salem Reservoir. As fishermen, we know there are times when our favorite spots are just not active so we built our Hot Spots feature to show you where the fish are biting in the area of Salem Reservoir. Now you'll know where catches are being recorded in the general area, and you can plan your day on the water. Check out our Fishing Times tab to determine when the fish will be most active. To find Salem Reservoir enter the 38.640606 latitude, and -88.945618 longitude coordinates into your GPS device or smart phone. If you need fishing tackle, or are looking for a fishing guide or fishing charter please visit Tackle, Guides, Charters