The Peabody River King State Park encompasses a total of 2,220 acres and is dominated by lakes and ponds as an effect of being a former coal mining site. There are more than 20 fishing lakes available as well as a boat launching ramp and canoe access.
Deep, clear water surrounded by sandstone bluffs makes this one of the most scenic lakes in Illinois. Largemouth and muskie are the primary quarry. Deep weedlines are key targets for anglers. 2,750 ac...
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
More than 75 species of fish inhabit this pool. Most anglers go after Bluegill, catfish and white bass. 40.7 river miles mapped.
The warm water of this power plant cooling lake supports a quality fishery. Largemouth, channel cats and Bluegill featured. Open-water angling year-round. 2,018 acres