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AKA: Fox Chain, Pistakee Lake

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, warmouth, muskie and northern pike at Pistakee Lake in Illinois.
Pistakee Lake, IL

The second largest lake in the Fox Chain of Lakes, Pistakee Lake is a 1,700-acre lake in northeast IL, at Pistakee Highlands. Boating access to the lake is available via numerous marinas and resorts. Much of the nearly 20 miles of shoreline is lined with homes and commercial enterprises. Bank fishing access is limited primarily to resort properties. Marinas, boat rental, bait, tackle, sundries and supplies for a day of boating or fishing are all close at hand. Restaurants, lodging and resorts are plentiful.

Primary fish species residing in Pistakee Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Bluegill Green Sunfish Warmouth Muskie Northern Pike

Pistakee Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

Today's Weather & Forecast

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Fish Lake Beach Camping Resort - 847 546-2228

Pistakee Lake IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Pistakee Lake
Rustic Harbor Marina
28970 Broadway Terrace
McHenry, IL 60050
815 690-1226

 

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