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

Channel Lake (Lake) Last Updated by donald watson 29
Lake Shelbyville (Shelby) Last Updated by Jesse Fred 162
Rend Lake (Franklin) Last Updated by Sean Eubanks 202
Kishwaukee River (Boone) Last Updated by David Loner 17
Clinton Lake (De Witt) Last Updated by David Campbell 307
Braidwood Lake (Will) Last Updated by Bryan Lee 204
Springfield Lake (Sangamon) Last Updated by Mike Ford 154
Devil's Kitchen Lake (Williamson) Last Updated by Jaw Jerker 9
Illinois River 137-206 (Peoria ) Last Updated by mike cap 16
Hennepin Canal Lock 18 (Bureau) Last Updated by Jonathan Kushmer 34
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Top Catches

These Catches Hold Braggin’ Rights in Illinois.

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
    701
    Catches
    54
    Spots
    56

  • 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
    705
    Catches
    79
    Spots
    100

  • 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
    774
    Catches
    65
    Spots
    141

  • Carlyle Lake

    Completed in 1967, Carlyle is the largest man-made reservoir in Illinois. The 6,507-foot long Carlyle Dam and reservoir are used to maintain adequate water flow downstream in the Kaskaskia and Mississ...

    Followers
    613
    Catches
    31
    Spots
    104

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