Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Powerton Lake

4.2

Tazewell County, IL

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 18 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Powerton Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Tazewell County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Powerton Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Powerton Lake.

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Powerton Lake Fishing Map

Explore the Powerton Lake fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 40°32'47.0"N 89°42'18.6"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Powerton Lake, IL

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Powerton Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Illinois.

There are countless Powerton Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Blue catfish, Whiterock bass, Smallmouth bass, Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, Bluegill, Spotted gar , as of July 9, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Blue catfish

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

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Whiterock bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

17"

Measurement

Total Length

Additional information

Only 3 longer than 17"

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Smallmouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

6

Min size

No

Additional information

Only 3 in streams and rivers and must be released between April 1 and June 15.

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Channel catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Powerton Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Powerton Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 7 species of fish in Powerton Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Powerton Lake

Must visit the following nearest Powerton Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.9

Tazewell County, IL

5 hot spots

4.5

McLean County, IL

6 hot spots

4.8

De Witt County, IL

10 hot spots

4.1

Sangamon County, IL

10 hot spots

4.1

Christian County, IL

7 hot spots

4.4

Will County, IL

5 hot spots

4.6

Will County, IL

3 hot spots

4.7

Kane County, IL

10 hot spots

4.3

Kane County, IL

10 hot spots

4.6

Carroll County, GA

5 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Powerton Lake

  • The best fishing spots at Powerton Lake are located near the fence, about halfway down from the discharge.
  • Flathead catfish can be caught easier when the air temperature is warmer and when the water flow is lesser.
  • You can catch decent-sized catfish using shad heads of big shad pieces as a bait.
  • Channel catfish can be easily caught with a small circle hook, a meatbait and cutbait.

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