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GILLESPIE NEW CITY LAKE


Lake Information

County: Macoupin

Acreage: 196

Average Depth: 10.93 feet

Shoreline Length: 8.9 miles

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? Unrestricted

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? Yes

Swimming? Yes

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes

larger map link Dam Boat Ramp Middle


    Click on area names for a more detailed map.
    Dam, Middle, Ramp

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There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Additional Lake Information: There is a General Store and Bait Shop located at the lake. During the Illinois Waterfowl Season fishing is only allowed between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Contact Information:
Gillespie Lake Office
618-362-6363
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Eric Ratcliff
618-931-4217

There were 4 tournaments held on this waterbody in 2018.

Species Total Fish Caught
Largemouth Bass 42

Top 5 Largemouth Bass caught on this waterbody in 2018 tournaments:

1     3.71 lbs
2     3.48 lbs
3     3.32 lbs
4     2.89 lbs
5     2.66 lbs

Top 5 Bag Weights of Largemouth Bass caught on this waterbody in 2018 tournaments:

1     56.10 lbs
2     21.25 lbs
3     17.30 lbs
4     3.13 lbs