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MORGAN LAKE


Lake Information

County: Morgan

Acreage: 10

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? No

Boat Ramps? No

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

  Trout stocked in fall

  Trout stocked in spring


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.


Species

Rank

Fish Status

RAINBOW TROUT

Very Good

Morgan Lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout in the spring and fall.

Location: Nichols Park is located on the southeast edge of Jacksonville. It is 30 miles west of Springfield and just north of I-72.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: Morgan Lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout in the spring and fall.

Additional Lake Information: Site Regulations:
Two pole and line fishing only and each pole must not have more than 2 hooks or lures attached while fishing.
Largemouth Bass: 6 fish daily harvest limit / 15” minimum length limit
Rainbow Trout: 5 fish daily limit

Morgan Lake is within Nichols Park: https://jacksonvilleil.org/things-to-do/parks-outdoor/

Contact Information:
City of Jacksonville
Brett Gilbreth
217-479-4644
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Blake Ruebush
217-622-7219