Catch and Release is encouraged
– People over 16 must have a valid Illinois fishing license on their person.
– No Culling fish on a stringer, once a fish is placed on your stringer replacing the existing fish with a more desirable fish is not allowed.
– One fishing pole in use per person. All limits are per day.
– 3 catfish over 10″ long
– 5 bluegill* over 8″ long
– 1 bass over 16″ long
*Bluegill includes any fish in the bluegill family.
– Limits are based on a 24 hr period & based on fish population and advice from the IDNR.