Illinois Fishing Reports

Discover waterways in Illinois with interactive maps containing recent catches, fishing spots, and reports of the latest fishing activity.


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Recent Activity in Illinois

Shared catches, fishing spots and reports

  1. Smallmouth Bass

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Don't stop! Keep'em coming! Show your pride!!!!!! No one will deny you of that! 👍
    2. Jeremiah Wattigny 0
      Thanks you Robert !! It'll be the last one of the little guy I post on here , it's just I am sooo proud
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      THAT is a great picture Jeremiah! 👍👍👍
    4. Noah Shapiro 0
      awww
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  2. Details: 5 lb. 24 in. White Catfish with a nightcrawler

  3. 3 lb. 4 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Texas Rig worm

  4. Details: Flathead Catfish

  5. Decent little largemouth, didn't measure it.

    Largemouth Bass with a Mepps Aglia 3 double bladed

  6. 2 lb. 13 oz. Largemouth Bass

  7. 1 lb. 4 oz. Smallmouth Bass with a fly, 8wt fly rod

  8. Beaver creek off of the iroquois River.

    26 in. Northern Pike with a Mepps Aglia 3 double bladed

  9. Largemouth Bass

    1. Alec Cook 0
      nice hat they are very comfortable

Popular Waterways

The most active fishing spots in Illinois


  • Heidecke Lake

    Heidecke Lake is a power plant cooling lake owned by Commonwealth Edison. Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area is maintained and operated by the Illinois Department of Conservation in cooperatio...

    Followers
    824
    Catches
    114
    Spots
    59

  • Braidwood Lake

    Braidwood Lake is a partially perched (elevated above the surrounding terrain to catch wind) cooling reservoir owned by Commonwealth Edison. The lake consists of a series of old strip mine pits that ...

    Followers
    816
    Catches
    86
    Spots
    131

  • Kinkaid Lake

    Kincaid Lake is a superb fishing resource for several species, including largemouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, walleye, and muskie. It is a popular bass tournament lake and crappie angling pressu...

    Followers
    712
    Catches
    44
    Spots
    120

  • Rend Lake

    Rend Lake is the second largest impoundment in Illinois. This U.S. Corps of Engineer project has become one of the most popular multi-recreational resources in southern Illinois. Its fishing reputatio...

    Followers
    910
    Catches
    101
    Spots
    155

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