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RIDGE LAKE - FRSP


Lake Information

County: Coles

Acreage: 15

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? No Motors

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? Yes

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"

568

2018

Walleye

Fingerling 1 - 3"

1116

2019

Channel Catfish

Non-vulnerable 8 - 10"

560

2020

Channel Catfish

Non-vulnerable 8 - 10"

560

2020

Walleye

Fingerling 1 - 3"

2226


Additional information for stocking on RIDGE LAKE - FRSP


Location: Ridge Lake is located in Fox Ridge State Park, south of Charleston in Coles County.

Description: This large pond is 18 acres with a maximum depth of 15 feet. This is a research lake run by the Illinois Natural History Survey and is open on a seasonal basis only during certain hours and days. Bank fishing is not allowed. Jon boats are available for free use on a first come first serve basis.

Contact Information:
Reservations can be made by calling:
217-345-6490
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Jim Garavaglia
217-345-2420