Guide To Fishing At Little Grassy Lake
AKA: Carbondale Reservoir
Little Grassy Lake Campground and Marina welcome locals and visitors to Little Grassy Lake which is a 1,200-acre reservoir at the southern tip of IL, five miles south of Carbondale.
Anglers can enjoy exploring over 30 miles of shoreline and casting favorite lures for bass, sunfish and crappie. Catfish are also popular. A marina, multiple boat launch ramps, rental boats, camping and lodging are all conveniently located around the lake.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish and warmouth at Little Grassy Lake in Illinois.
Primary fish species residing in Little Grassy Lake
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Little Grassy Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Little Grassy Lake Campground and Marina
Rentals: Jon boats, canoes, kayaks and pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Bums Beach Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Bums Beach Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Grassy Road Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Grassy Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Little Grassy Lake Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Hidden Bay Lane, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with no parking.
Click here for a Illinois Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Little Grassy Lake Campground & Marina - 618 457-6655
Little Grassy Lake IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Little Grassy Lake
Little Grassy Lake Campground & Marina
788 Hidden Bay Ln
Makanda, IL 60058
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Little Grassy Lake in IL
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, sunfish and crappie in southern IL.