Sterling Lake Fishing near Wadsworth, Illinois

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Details for Sterling Lake

Species Caught Here:
Rock Bass
Largemouth Bass
Northern Pike
Smallmouth Bass

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Lake
Lat/Long: 42.475021 -87.940636

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Description for Sterling Lake, Lake County, Illinois

Sterling Lake is a lake located just 3.3 miles from Wadsworth, in Lake County, in the state of Illinois, United States, near Rosecrans, IL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including perch, pumpkinseed, sunfish, muskie, warmouth, walleye, crappie, rock bass, largemouth bass, bream/bluegill, northern pike, catfish, panfish, bullhead, smallmouth bass and carp 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 Sterling 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.

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