Illinois Fishing Lake Locations
Carlyle Lake is a 26,000-acre lake in the south-west part of the
state, at Carlyle, IL.
Cedar Lake is a 1,700-acre lake in the southern
part of the state, 1 mile east of Pomano, IL.
Crab Orchard Lake is a 6,900-acre lake in the
southern part of the state, 3 miles east of Carbondale, IL.
Fox Lake is a chain of lakes comprising 7,100
acres in the north-east corner of the state, at Fox Lake, IL.
Heidecke Lake is a 2,000-acre lake in the north-east
part of the state, 2 miles east of Morris, IL.
Kinkaid Lake is a 2,700-acre lake in the southern
part of the state, 5 miles north-west of Murphysboro, IL.
Lake Clinton is a 4,900-acre lake in the east-central
part of the state, 2 miles east of Clinton, IL.
Lake Lou Yeager is a 1,300-acre lake in the central
part of the state, 2 miles north-east of Litchfield, IL.
Lake Of Egypt is a 2,300-acre lake in the southern
part of the state, 3 miles north-east of Goreville, IL.
Lake Michigan is a 22,300 square mile body of water at
the north-east corner of Illinois.
Lake Shelbyville is an 11,000-acre lake in the
east-central part of the state, at Shelbyville, IL.
Lake Springfield is a 4,200-acre lake in the
central part of the state, on the southern outskirts of Springfield,
Lake Taylorville is a 1,300-acre lake in the
central part of the state, 2 miles south-east of Taylorville, IL.
Newton Lake is a 1,700-acre lake in the south-east
part of the state, 3 miles north of Ingraham, IL.
Rend Lake is a 19,000-acre lake in the southern
part of the state, at Whittington, IL.
Sangchris Lake is a 2,200-acre lake in the central
part of the state, 3 miles west of Edinburg, IL.
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