Newton Lake

Jasper - Illinois


  • 16 catches

  • 408 followers

  • 41 spots

Newton Lake is a cooling reservoir owned by Dynegy. It was constructed by Central Illinois Power Company in 1975, and was leased by the IDNR and opened for fishing in 1980. Although it has a maximum depth of 40 feet, the average depth is near 16 feet.

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Newton Lake Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. 6 lb. 3 oz. 24.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

  2. Details: 3 lb. 5 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a shakey head

    muddy water, banks flooded

  3. Shallow on wood

    17 in. Largemouth Bass with a squarebill

  4. Watermelon /red flake

    5 lb. Largemouth Bass with a zoom brush hog

  5. (2) 5 pounders

    boat dock

    1. Cliff Gronemeyer 0
      cpr those bad boys! nice fish
    2. John Archer 0
      Nice fish!!!
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  6. 5 lb. 6 oz. 23 in. Largemouth Bass with a square bill crank

  7. Largemouth Bass with a straight tail worm

  8. Crushed a dirty jigs 3/8oz. Swim jig with a grub trailer. Left to right... 4-8, 4-12 and 6-8

    4 lb. 8 oz. 19 in. Largemouth Bass with a swim jig

    1. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Nice catch guys!
    2. kyle collier 0
      sweet! thanks!
    3. Jon Reznack 0
      In the 60s. both on the hot and cold side.
    4. kyle collier 0
      if you don't mind me asking what were water Temps like?
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  9. Mamma didn't like my new strike king 2 tap!!!

    5 lb. 4 oz. 20 in. Largemouth Bass with a crank air

    1. Nathan Jaksha 0
      I gotta head to Newton. It holds some lunkers.
    2. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Great bass!
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  10. Fishing shallow wood on the hot side of the lake

    Largemouth Bass with a jig and mega daddy trailer

    1. kenny thompson 0
      Nice bass!!!
    2. Jon Reznack 0
      3 boats, 7 people.
    3. Drew Gierach 0
      How many people in your group made the trip?
    4. scott clark 0
      nice fish
    5. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Awesome bass! You are killing me. 3-5 inches of snow predicted here today. I'm ready for spring now!
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