Shovel Lake, Illinois Fishing

Location and information: Shovel Lake is located in Fulton County, Illinois. This body of water covers approximately 200 acres of surface area which has a maximum depth around 65 feet. You will find boat ramps, kayaking, boating and fishing here. The max horsepower here is 25HP.

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, Crappie, Muskie and Channel Catfish on these waters.

The top species to fish for here are

Bluegill: Poor

Largemouth Bass: Good

Crappie: Good

Channel Catfish: Average

Muskie: Good

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