Profiles of Illinois Lakes

Illinois offers some of the best fishing opportunities in the county. With a million and a half acres of water throughout the state of Illinois, you can find anything from the deep blue waters of Lake Michigan to many great rivers, to crystal-clear small lakes and ponds.

To locate a lake within a certain region of the state, select the appropriate tab below. A complete listing of lakes in our area is under "all lakes," or you can view lakes by region by clicking on the region tab you wish to see.

Information about rivers in Illinois can be found here.

Family Friendly Waters

Fishing Report Summaries for all waters