Carlyle Lake

Clinton - Illinois

  • 66 catches


  • 121 spots

Illinois' largest lake, featuring largemouth, catfish, white bass and Crappie. Walleye, Bluegill and a few hybrid stripers available too. Good public use facilities. 26,000 acres

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Carlyle Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: 4 lb. 5 oz. 23.0 in. Channel Catfish with a Cut Shad

    Won't let me Add pictures, couple of decent 4 and 5lb Channels outta the rocks on Cut Shad three way rigged.

  2. Details: Black Crappie with a Red/White Jig

    Several Small Crappie

  3. Check out little SNATCH OR STARVE with his PB’s
    We had a great time over the weekend with friends and family..

    Crappie with a Minnows,plastics

  4. Shallow edges, lots of snags, but some good fish

    Allen branch

    1. Shawn Gearinger 0
      Nice one Amanda!!🎣👍🏻
    2. Amanda Wilson 0
    3. Amanda Wilson 0
      Thank you! This want even the biggest one!
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice Cat Amanda.
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  5. Caught this monster at Coles Creek on my 9ft. Crappie hunter rod and reel with 4lb. test line. Took me 20 minutes to wear it and me out and land.

    8 lb. 24 in. Flathead Catfish with a home made crappie jig Lime green and purple

    1. Chuck williams 0
      Thats a channel cat
    2. Jason Emrich 0
      That is a nice Channel Cat! Good fishing and tight lines my friend.
    3. Bernard Gresham 0
      Nice. It's nothing like going fishing. I love to fish and I'm looking for some good places to go fishing at.
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  6. Took son and grandson with me, grandson caught his first white bass. All smiles...

    9 in. White Bass with a grasshopper plug

    1. james hanson 0
      awsome catch buddy
  7. Details: 5 lb. 24 in. White Catfish with a nightcrawler

  8. Details: 10 lb. 24 in. White Catfish with a nightcrawler

  9. Any White Bass reports from the spillway or lake?

    1. Ronald Sanders 0
      Don't know, someone said that a friend is catching nice crappie at the cable at the spillway.
      a friend said crappie are still being caught at the cable at the ...more spillway.
    2. Phil Edwards 0
      Wonder if the whites are starting to move up towards the spillway on the river side yet?
    3. Ronald Sanders 0
      Fished Coles Creek area no crappie or whites did I catch. got there at daylight and left at 7am
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  10. The white bass at Carlyle are gettin FAT!! lol

    Freshwater Drum with a spoon

    1. fish fisherson 0
    2. ronald duprey 0
      all total 21 lakers in 2 day great 2 days
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