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AKA: East Fork Reservoir

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish and warmouth at East Fork Lake in Illinois.
East Fork Lake, IL

Created as a reservoir for the City of Olney, East Fork Lake has become a popular fishing destination. It is a 934-acre lake in the southeast part of the state with 25 miles of shoreline to fish. Bass, walleye and crappie receive a great deal of attention, but catfish and various sunfish are popular as well. The lake also attracts the boating public for water sport activities. East Fork Launch Ramp, Rotary Park and East Fork Lake Campground are located mid lake, on the north shore. The park and several other locations around the lake provide good access for fishing from the bank.

Primary fish species residing in East Fork Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Bluegill Green Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth

East Fork Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

East Fork Lake Campground - 618 395-4787

Lakeside RV and Campground - 618 393-4351

East Fork Lake IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

East Fork Lake
East Fork Lake Campground
5250 E Goosepoint Lane
Olney, IL 62450
618 395-4787

 

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