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DONGOLA CITY RESERVOIR


Lake Information

County: Union

Acreage: 5

Recreational Amenities

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? No

Camping? No


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.


Fish Stocking

Year

Species

Size

Count

2018

Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

1008

2018

Channel Catfish

Non-vulnerable 8 - 10"

529

2018

Largemouth Bass

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

1000

2019

Largemouth Bass

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

1080

2020

Channel Catfish

Non-vulnerable 8 - 10"

500

2020

Largemouth Bass

Fingerling 1 - 3"

1000


Additional information for stocking on DONGOLA CITY RESERVOIR


Fishing Outlook  ( Full PDF Report )

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Species

Rank

Fish Status

BLUEGILL

Poor

The bluegill population remains stunted and poor. Of the bluegill collected in the 2019 spring survey, none were over seven inches.

CHANNEL CATFISH

Good

The channel catfish population appears to be good. Channel catfish have been collected during the last 11 surveys and appear to grow well.

CRAPPIE

Poor

Dongola City Lake has a poor crappie population consisting of both black and white crappie. Very few crappie over 8 inches have been observed during sampling in the past. Anglers are encouraged to harvest all crappie caught regardless of size to alleviate the overabundance of smaller crappie in the lake.

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Excellent

Dongola City Lake has an excellent bass population. Of the largemouth bass collected in 2019, 37% were over 15 inches, 28% were over 16 inches, and 17% were over 18 inches. Site Regulation: 18 inch minimum length limit and one fish per day creel limit.

REDEAR SUNFISH

Poor

The redear population appears poor. Redear are rarely collected during sampling and do not appear to be numerous.

Location: Dongola City Reservoir is located in Union County west of Dongola. From Dongola, head west on Mill Street/Lake Road and turn north onto Howell Lane/Mill Creek Road.

Description: Dongola City Reservoir is 58 acres in size. There is a single lane boat ramp with dock. There are no restrooms or concessions available.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: An electrofishing survey is conducted every spring at this lake. All fishery information is based on these surveys.

Additional Lake Information: Site Regulation:
Largemouth Bass: 18 inch minimum length limit, one fish per day creel limit.

Contact Information:
City of Dongola:
618-827-4343
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Nick Abell
618-967-0952