Guide To Fishing At Heidecke Lake
AKA: Lake Heidecke
Located in the Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, Heidecke Lake offers 2,000 acres of fishing and boating enjoyment. The lake is located in the northeast portion of the state, and has 17 miles of shoreline to fish and explore.
With multiple species of catchable fish in the lake, there are fishing options for all anglers, regardless of age or fishing experience. There is plenty of area for fishing from shore, with much of the areas requiring some walking to access. An excellent public boat ramp makes the launch of fishing and pleasure boats a breeze. Bank fishing areas are accessed on the east side of lake off Dresden Road. Portions of the center and east dike are also open to bank fishing.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, white bass, yellow bass, hybrid striped bass and muskie at Heidecke Lake in Illinois.
Primary fish species residing in Heidecke Lake
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Heidecke Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NEARBY
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Jugtown Road Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off N Jugtown Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Click here for a Illinois Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Goose Lake Association Beach & Campground - 815 942-4879
Kayak Morris Campground - 630 567-4653
Grundy County Rod & Gun Club Campground - 815 942-9369
Heidecke Lake IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
5010 N Jugtown Rd
Morris, IL 60450
Heidecke State Fish and Wildlife Area 815 942-6352
IDNR Fisheries County Biologist 630 553-6680
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Heidecke Lake in Illinois.
General Fishing Info
Information about fishing lakes in Illinois
Heidecke Lake offers good bass, walleye, wiper and muskie fishing in northeast Illinois.