Illinois Fishing Map
Interactive map plus a list of fishing lakes in IL.
Below the map is a list of major fishing lakes in Illinois.
Use the above map to locate these bodies of water and find the best fishing lakes in Illinois. The state of Illinois has abundant fishing opportunities. Try your luck at some of these major lakes and impoundments.
Anderson Lake is a 1,130-acre, freshwater lake located in the west-central part of IL, 5 miles southwest of Havana.
Carlyle Lake is a 26,000-acre reservoir in the south-central part of the state, at Carlyle.
Cedar Lake is a 1,750-acre reservoir at the southern tip of IL, 5 miles southwest of Carbondale.
Clinton Lake is a 4,900-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, 2 miles east of Clinton.
Coffeen Lake is a 1,070-acre lake in the central part of the state, at the town of Coffeen.
Crab Orchard Lake is a 6,900-acre lake in the southern part of the state, 3 miles east of Carbondale.
Devils Kitchen Lake is an 810-acre reservoir at the southern tip of IL, 8 miles southeast of Carbondale.
East Fork Lake is a 934-acre lake in the southeast part of the state at Olney.
Evergreen Lake is a 925-acre reservoir in the central part of the state, 5 miles north of Bloomington.
Fox Chain O' Lakes comprises 990 acres in the northeast corner of the state, at Fox Lake.
Governor Bond Lake is a 760-acre reservoir in south-central IL, 2 miles north of Greenville.
Heidecke Lake is a 2,000-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, 2 miles east of Morris.
Kinkaid Lake is a 2,700-acre lake in the southern part of the state, 5 miles northwest of Murphysboro.
Lake Carroll is a 630-acre reservoir in the northwest corner of the state, 2 miles north of Georgetown.
Lake Decatur is a 2,800-acre reservoir located in the central part of IL, in the city of Decatur.
Lake Lou Yeager is a 1,300-acre lake in the central part of the state, 2 miles northeast of Litchfield.
Lake Mattoon is a 1,050-acre reservoir in central IL, 10 miles north of Effingham.
Lake Michigan is a 22,300 square mile body of water at the northeast corner of Illinois.
Lake Of Egypt is a 2,300-acre lake in the southern part of the state, 3 miles northeast of Goreville.
Lake Shelbyville is an 11,000-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Shelbyville.
Lake Springfield is a 3,850-acre lake in the central part of the state, on the southern outskirts of Springfield.
Lake Taylorville is a 1,300-acre lake in the central part of the state, 2 miles southeast of Taylorville.
Little Grassy Lake is a 1,200-acre reservoir at the southern tip of IL, 5 miles south of Carbondale.
Newton Lake is a 1,700-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, 3 miles north of Ingraham.
Otter Lake is a 765-acre reservoir in west-central IL, 25 miles southwest of Springfield.
Pistakee Lake is a 1,700-acre lake in northeast IL, at Pistakee Highlands.
Rend Lake is a 19,000-acre lake in the southern part of the state, at Whittington.
Sangchris Lake is a 2,300-acre lake in the central part of the state, 3 miles west of Edinburg.
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The purpose of this map is to help you locate major fishing waters in the state of Illinois, along with travel routes. If you have a favorite lake in IL which you would like to see added here, we would enjoy hearing from you. Contact us with details. If you offer a guide service on any of these lakes please visit our Illinois fishing guidespage and consider adding your information.