Springfield Lake, Illinois Fishing

Location and information: Springfield Lake is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. This body of water covers approximately 3,866 acres of surface area which has an average depth around 13 feet and a maximum depth of 30 feet. You will find multiple boat ramps, kayaking, boating, skiing and fishing.

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, White Bass, Bluegill, Crappie, Blue Catfish, Flathead Catfish and Channel Catfish on these waters.

The top species to fish for here are

Bluegill: Excellent

Largemouth Bass: Very Good

White Bass: Developing

Crappie: Improving

Channel Catfish: Very Good

Blue Catfish: Developing

Flathead Catfish: Excellent

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