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BRIMFIELD LAKE


Lake Information

County: Peoria

Acreage: 8

Recreational Amenities

Boat Ramps? No

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Lake Status Summary  ( Full PDF Report )

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Species

Rank

Fish Status

BLACK CRAPPIE

Fair

Only 2 black crappie were sample, ranging in size from 4.3 to 11.8 inches in length. The body condition of these fish was average.

BLUEGILL

Good

The bluegill population sampled in the fall survey ranged in size from 5.9 to 9.4 inches in length with an average body condition. The current bluegill population is rated as good. A future improvement in the bass population size structure and annual aquatic vegetation control should help the bluegill size structure.

CHANNEL CATFISH

Good

The channel catfish population sampled ranged in size from 15.4 to 22.4 inches in length. The average body condition of these fish was good.

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Average

The largemouth bass population appears to be defined by a high percentage of fish from 8.3 to 15.0 inches in length. The body condition of these fish was average. The collection rate indicates a high density.

REDEAR SUNFISH

Good

Redear sunfish sampled ranged in size from 6.3 to 8.7 inches in length. The average body condition of these fish was good.

Location: Brimfield Lake is located in Peoria County on the south edge of town near the baseball field and Interstate 74.

Description: Brimfiled Lake is a borrow pit of 8.4 acres in size with a maximum depth of 22 feet. The majority of the shoreline is accessible to anglers. The water clarity averages over 10 feet.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: In 2016, a fall D.C. boat electrofishing survey was used to evaluate the fish population. Aquatic vegetation control was completed in the spring of 2017.

Additional Lake Information: All fish 2 Pole and line fishing only.

Site Regulations:
Large or smallmouth bass: 15" minimum length limit, 1 fish daily limit
Channel catfish: 12” minimum length limit, 6 fish daily limit

Contact Information:
IDNR District Fisheries Biologist
309-446-9143