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Fishing At Sangchris Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie and striped bass at Sangchris Lake in Illinois.

Surrounded by farm land with tree-lined shores, Sangchris Lake is a 2,300-acre lake in the central part of the state. There is a limit on boat motor size of 25HP. And there is plenty of shoreline to fish from a boat, and in some areas from the bank. 97 miles of shoreline house a healthy body of water which contains populations of bass, catfish, crappie and stripers. Boat launch ramps on the major arms of the lake make for easy launching of a variety of fishing boats including bass boats, pontoons and other fishing boats, plus pleasure and sail boats. There are multiple locations for portage of a canoe or kayak for fishing or sightseeing.

Primary fish species residing in Sangchris Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Striped bass

Sangchris Lake Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Hickory Point Campground - 217 498-9208

Deer Run Campground - 217 498-9208

Springfield KOA Campground - 217 498-7002

Sangchris Lake IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Sangchris Lake
Sangchris Lake State Park
9898 Cascade Rd.
Rochester IL 62563
217 498-9208

IDNR District Fisheries 217 622-7219

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Sangchris Lake offers catfish, crappie and bass fishing in central Illinois.

Fishing on Sangchris Lake, in Illinois.