Willow Lake Fishing Report near Aurora, Illinois

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on September 20th

First time fishing this small lake. Caught on nice largemouth (1.2 lb. 14 inches) on a charteuse Zman chatter bait with a white fluke trailer. My kids also had decent luck bobber fishing worms for Blue Gill. We fished on western edge near the bike path bridge where lake feeds into Waubonsie Creek. There is a point just to the north of the bridge where I was casing across the slow current that went west under the bridge. Nailed the largemouth after 10 casts or so. Also tried a few casts on a lipless crank bait but no bites on that. Will be back to fish longer and explore other areas for bass. The bank was mostly open for good access. Not much weed/slime when I was there and another positive.

Location Details
Species Caught: Largemouth Bass
Weight: 1lbs and 2oz., Length: 14in.
Air Temp: 60 °F

great lake for anyone

on October 13th

good fishing lake for large mouths, some good sized smallmouths, but theres some monster largemouths in this lake. by monsters i mean really good size considering the type of lake and its connection to spring lake ( spring lake had a bad fish kill a few years back ) theres alot of willow trees here that provide good over cover for bass beds and alot of yellow sunfish( primary bait fish ) and a small population of frogs too. theres carp and catfish and crappies in there too but i fish mostly for bass, and ill get a few crappies on my rigs once in a while. i fish this lake alot, really easy to fish for any level of experiance, only reason im giving it 4 stars, rather than 5 is because the lake is a little trashie, but other than that is a great lake and i recommend it to anyone. come out and fish, maybe ill see ya there :p

Location Details
Species Caught: Largemouth Bass

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