Dawson Lake, Illinois Fishing

Location and information: Dawson Lake is located in McLean County, Illinois. This body of water covers just under 150 acres of surface area which has an average depth of 10 feet. You will find boat ramps, boating, swimming, kayaking, camping and fishing here. There idle speed only and no wake here, however you can have up a 10HP motor on this lake.

Species List: According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. This lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish will you find here? You can find Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Black Crappie, Saugeye and Channel Catfish on these waters.

The top species to fish for here are

Bluegill: Fair

Channel Catfish: Very Good

Largemouth Bass: Improving

Black Crappie: Good

Saugeye: Very Good

Fishing Videos for this lake

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