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WEINBERG - KING POND #1


Lake Information

County: Schuyler

Acreage: 4

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? No

Boat Ramps? No

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.


Fish Stocking

Year

Species

Size

Count

2018

Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

219

2020

Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

200


Additional information for stocking on WEINBERG - KING POND #1


Species

Rank

Fish Status

BLACK CRAPPIE

Fair

Black Crappie are present in this pond. In 2019, two Black Crappie were collected. These fish measured 7.9” and 8.7”.

BLUEGILL

Good

Bluegill were collected at a catch rate of 132 fish/hour in 2019. Bluegill in this pond measured up to 7”. Bluegill body condition is average.

CHANNEL CATFISH

Good

One Channel Catfish was collected in 2019. It measured 18” and weighed 2lbs. IDNR will stock Channel Catfish as hatchery production allows, however stocking rates may need to be re-evaluated based on the current body condition data.

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Good

In 2019, 15 Largemouth Bass ranging from 5.9-17.3” were collected. Only one Largemouth Bass exceeded 15”. The 2019 catch rate of 60 fish/hour meets the management goal (≥60 bass/hour). Average relative weights were low in 2019.

REDEAR SUNFISH

Good

Redear Sunfish are doing well in this pond and were collected at a rate of 80 fish/hour in 2019. 36.8% of catchable sized fish were 8” or larger. Body condition was average.

Location: Weinberg-King State Fish and Wildlife Area is located in Schuyler County, 3 miles east of Augusta north of Route 101. There are two ponds on this site that are managed for sport fishing. Pond #1 is the larger of the two ponds.

Description: This pond has good shoreline access and has a desirable sport fishery.

Additional Lake Information: Weinberg-King State Fish and Wildlife Area
https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Pages/WeinbergKing.aspx

Contact Information:
Weinberg-King State Fish and Wildlife Area
217-392-2345
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Blake Ruebush
217-622-7219