Fishing in Illinois
Walleye Fishing Lakes In Illinois
Walleye are often caught in rivers. In fact the Illinois state
record walleye came from the Kankakee River. However, the vast
number of walleyes are caught from reservoirs. They like cold deep
water and can be found in many lakes in Illinois including Carlyle
Lake, Fox Lake, Heidecke Lake, Kinkaid Lake, Lake Clinton, Lake
Michigan, Lake Shelbyville and Lake Springfield.
Illinois walleye spawn in spring and when they have the option will
choose to migrate from the lake up into feeder streams to spawn.
If this option is not available they seek out shallow bars or shoals
with clean bottom surfaces near deep water.
Fish for Illinois walleye with live bait, crankbaits, spoons, small
spinner baits as well as plastic worms and grubs.
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