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Lake Information

County: Peoria

Average Depth: 4 feet

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? no

Boat Ramps? No

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? No

There are no zebra mussels in this lake.



Fish Status



All 3 ponds have a moderate density of bluegill up to 8 inches in length and in good body condition.



All 3 ponds have a low density of large bowfin present.

Location: Chillicothe Park District has a series of 3 small ponds that are located on the Northwest edge of the city of Peoria in StoneWater Park. StoneWater Park is located in a neighborhood to the west of Hickory Grove Grade School off of Wynncrest Lane at 11107 North Granite Street, Dunlap.

Description: StoneWater Park is a 16 acre park that contains 3 ponds that total 4 surface acres. The park also has a one-mile long walking/biking trail. The park also has a nature themed playground with benches and picnic tables. All 3 ponds have very good shoreline fishing access.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: These 3 ponds are shallow, fertile, water retention basins that contain the sport fishery of largemouth bass and bluegill.

Additional Lake Information: IDNR Fishing Regulations:

All fish...2 Pole and Line Fishing Only.
Large of Smallmouth Bass.....18 inch minimum size limit and 1 fish per day harvest limit.
Bluegill and Redear Sunfish....25 fish per day harvest limit.
Channel Catfish......6 fish per day harvest limit.

Contact Information:
Chillicothe Park District
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Rob Hilsabeck