Busse Lake

Cook - Illinois


  • 163 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 89 spots

A large, urban lake. Crappie, Bluegill and bullhead are tops. Excellent shore fishing areas. 590 acres

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Busse Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Anyone have an ice report for Busse?

    1. Elk Grove Village
    2. Joey Novak 0
      where is Busse Lake
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  2. 2 lb. 13 oz. Largemouth Bass

    1. rick Montana 0
      Nice fish.
  3. Nice fat 20+ inch bass. It was hard to fit on the selfie.

    Largemouth Bass with a Mepps Comet Mino

    1. rick Montana 0
      Nice
    2. Mark Malara 0
      Nice catch
    3. Thanks Brian..Tight lines!
    4. Brian Mueller 0
      This one was near the main Dam. I like to walk from the concrete fishing area to the dam and work it. some spots are hard to hit, but in that little tree cove ...more i have caught a few nice bass.
    5. Nice catch - what part of lake?
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  4. Largemouth Bass with a rubber worm

    1. ni-i-ice!
    2. Mark Malara 0
      How did you catch that one with a rubber work I wonder!
    3. Jeff Anderson 0
      Sweet! How much did that big en weigh?
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice one!!
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  5. Largemouth Bass

    1. juan rivera 0
      Nice Busse my favorite Lake there's a lot of bass action there
  6. Spoon in Heavy weeds

    Largemouth Bass

  7. Lots of carp and bullheads. Good size bass and bluegill

    West Salt creek south pond

    1. Colin Witt 0
      Still on the colder side, guessing lower 40s still. No spawn yet but there are still some isolated beds through the summer.
    2. John Poulopoulos 0
      Nice - how's water temp - not spawning yet i assume?
    3. Colin Witt 0
      Just editted the post with a largemouth I caught there. Old pic but still decent sized bass in there.
    4. John Poulopoulos 0
      Any pics??
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  8. Greater Redhorse with a wax

    1. kris mski 0
      sorry i catch ghis in green bay
    2. Matt Morris 0
      where on busse did you get those?
    3. John Poulopoulos 0
      Nice haul!
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  9. Largemouth Bass

    1. dean cribaro 0
      Release. I got her on a silver deep dive Rapala. Location is on map.
    2. Randy Manis 0
      Nice bass. What did you use for lure or bait ? What part of Busse was it caught in? Did you release?
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