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GEORGE, LAKE


Lake Information

County: Rock Island

Acreage: 157

Average Depth: 21.29 feet

Shoreline Length: 6.3 miles

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? Electric only

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? Yes

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes


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There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Lake Status Summary

Species

Rank

Fish Status

BLUEGILL

Good

CHANNEL CATFISH

Good

Especially good after dark in the summer.

CRAPPIE

Good

Good in late spring and fall.

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Good

Good numbers and excellent sizes, however catch can be hampered by large gizzard shad populations on which the bass are feeding.

MUSKELLUNGE

Good

WALLEYE

Good

Location: Lake George is located in Rock Island County 5 miles west of Andalusia off Route 92. It is owned by the Rock Island County Forest Preserve District.

Description: Lake George is 167 acres with a maximum depth of 62 feet and an average depth of 24 feet. About 30% of the shoreline is accessible to shoreline anglers.

Additional Lake Information: Electric trolling motors only. Rental boats available at the on-site concession.

Contact Information:
Loud Thunder Forest Preserve
19406 Loud Thunder Road
309- 795-1040