Shabbona Lake Fishing near Waterman, Illinois

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Details for Shabbona Lake

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish
Crappie
Muskie
Northern Pike
Panfish
Perch
Sunfish
Walleye

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Description for Shabbona Lake, DeKalb County, Illinois

Shabbona Lake is a reservoir located just 4.6 miles from Waterman, in DeKalb County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Shabbona Grove, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, northern pike, redear sunfish, bream/bluegill, smallmouth bass, striped bass, walleye, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, perch, warmouth, panfish, pumpkinseed, bullhead, crappie, muskie, carp and largemouth bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Shabbona Lake.

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 Shabbona Lake

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