A quality fishery is available in this power plant cooling lake. Good numbers of big largemouth and hybrid striped bass. 2,058 acres
Details: 4 lb. Blue Catfish with a cutbait shad
Nice blue cat bite was slow water temp 84 degrees
Details: Smallmouth Bass with a 3" twister tail
around marker 38
Details: 4 lb. 18 in. Smallmouth Bass with a 3" twister tail , white
shore fishing got a pig of a smallie , thought i had a snag , until it started peeling line , released at edge of water as are all of my fish are , did not get a ...more pic because he made his escape as i was attempting to grab him
Shabbona Lake was created in 1975 when the Shabbona Dam was constructed across Indian Creek. The 1,550-acre Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area surrounds the lake. There is no entrance fee, and summ...
Largemouth, Walleye, catfish and Crappie provide most of the action. Flooded strip pits offer interesting structure.
This power plant cooling lake is one of the best hybrid striper lakes in the nation. Also Walleye, catfish and Bluegill.
Top-rated for Smallmouth Bass. Excellent opportunities for boat, shore and wading anglers. Walleye, catfish and Crappie are plentiful. 57 miles mapped.