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Lake Information

County: Bureau

Acreage: 925

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? 10hp

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes

  Trout stocked in fall

  Trout stocked in spring

There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Location: This 104.5 linear park spans 5 counties (Rock Island, Henry, Bureau, Lee and Whiteside).

Description: The Canal is 925 acres with an average depth of 5 feet. The Canal is 104.5 miles long and averages about 90 feet across. The majority is accessible to bank angling. There is a 93 mile multi-use trail.

There were 5 tournaments held on this waterbody in 2018.

Species Total Fish Caught
Bluegill 675
Crappie 5
Largemouth Bass 88

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

1     4.53 lbs
2     3.65 lbs
3     3.35 lbs
4     3.32 lbs
5     3.20 lbs

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

1     87.08 lbs
2     51.50 lbs
3     38.75 lbs
4     0.00 lbs

Interested in participating in one of these public tournaments? Contact us with tournament ID for more information.

2019 Approved or Pending Tournaments
Start Date ID Approval Ramp Location Bank/Boat
Max Boats Species Youth? Open to Public?
September-2213413ApprovedVisitor Center Ramp boat
8Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
September-2813680ApprovedVisitor Center Ramp boat
15Largemouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass