Site-Specific Sportfishing Regulations Overview

Regulatory Scope and Application

Site-specific sportfishing regulations are a set of rules that apply to different water bodies, dictating permissible species including various fish, amphibians such as bullfrogs, and reptiles like the common snapping turtle. These regulations encompass acceptable fishing methods and daily harvest limits, with unique identifiers for each water area. It's crucial to note that in the absence of a specific water area or species listing, statewide restrictions are in place.

Keeping Updated with Changes

Anglers must stay informed of any sudden changes to regulations by regularly checking bulletin boards at each fishing site. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) aims to minimize limitations on fishing opportunities, only imposing restrictions to sustain quality fishing experiences and protect the fisheries resources in specific water bodies. The increasing participation in fishing activities and advanced methods contribute to the pressure on fish populations, necessitating these regulations.

Measures to Sustain Fish Populations

Fisheries managers conduct studies on fish populations and angler harvest trends to identify and mitigate potential overharvesting. Special regulations may be introduced to control angler harvest and support the sustainable structure and abundance of fish populations.

Understanding Specific Regulations

  • Minimum Length Limit: Requires immediate release of fish under a certain length.
  • Protected Slot Length Limit: Necessitates the immediate release of fish within a specified length range.
  • Daily Harvest Limit: Sets a maximum number of fish that can be harvested daily, applicable to individual or multiple species collectively.
  • Two Pole and Line Fishing Only: Restricts fishing to two poles with a limited number of hooks or lures per line. Other methods and tools are permissible for bait collection and specific harvesting activities.
  • General Sport Fishing Devices: In absence of two-pole restrictions, a variety of fishing devices can be used, with identification requirements for each additional device beyond two, up to a total of 50 hooks.

Seasonal Considerations and Geographical Specificity

Closed seasons are designated for certain species to facilitate stock replenishment and equitable fishing opportunities. The applicability of site-specific regulations is determined by the extent of the water area rather than county boundaries, with some regulations potentially extending beyond listed counties.

Fishing Limits:

WATER AREA OWNERSHIP COUNTY FISH SPECIES REGULATION / HARVEST LIMIT
Hanover Lake – Apple River Canyon State Park State of Illinois Jo Daviess Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 25 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Harrisburg New City City of Harrisburg Saline All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Striped, White, or Hybrid Striped Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 inch Minimum Length Limit
Striped, White, or Hybrid Striped Bass (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Heidecke Lake (41) Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area Grundy Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . Protected Slot Length Limit with only 1 Fish greater than or equal to 18 inches and 2 fish less than 12 inches (46) 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Black, White, or Hybrid Crappie (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Pure Muskellunge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . Heidecke Lake shall be closed to all fishing and boat traffic except for legal waterfowl hunters from 10 days prior to duck season through the day before duck season and is closed to all fishing during waterfowl season commencing with regular duck season
through the close of the Canada goose and regular duck season. All live bait greater than 8 inches must be rigged with a quick set rig (43)
Striped, White, or Hybrid Striped Bass (16) . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Fish Daily Harvest with no more than 3 Fish greater than or equal to 17 inch (17)
Walleye, Sauger or Hybrid
Walleye 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
Walleye, Sauger or Hybrid
Walleye (14) 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
16 inch Minimum Length Limit
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye (14) . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Heiland Lakes Kankankee River Valley Forest Prerve District Kankakee All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit, singly or in the aggregate
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
Helmbold Slough State of Illinois Calhoun Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . Waterfowl Refuge or Hunting Area (19)
Henderson Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area State of Illinois Henderson Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . It shall be unlawful to trespass upon a designated waterfowl hunting area during the 7 days prior to regular duck season or to fish on such areas during the regular duck season except in areas posted as open to fishing; it shall be unlawful to trespass upon areas designated as waterfowl rest areas or refuges from 2 weeks prior to the start of the regular duck season through the end of duck and Canada Goose season (33)
Hennepin Canal – Mainline & Feeder Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park Multiple All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1) (13)
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season (10)
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season (11)
Hennepin-Hopper Lakes The Wetlands Initiative Putnam Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Black, White, or Hybrid Crappie . . . 9 inch Minimum Length Limit
Black, White, or Hybrid Crappie (15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Pure Muskellunge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . All live bait greater than 8 inches must be rigged with a quick set rig (43)
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye . . . . . . . . . . 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye (14) . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Heritage Quarries City of Lemont Cook Black, White, or Hybrid Crappie . . . 15 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish . . . . . . . 15 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Herrin Lakes #1 & #2 City of Herrin Williamson All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 16 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Heyworth Centennial Lake City of Heyworth McLean All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 16 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Hidden Springs State Forest Pond Hidden Springs State Forest Shelby Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season (10)
Highland Old City Lake City of Highland Madison Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season (10)
Hillsboro Old City Lake City of Hillsboro Montgomery Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . Protected Slot Length Limit with no possession of fish less than 15 inches and greater than or equal to 12 inches (3)
3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Homer Guthrie Pond – Eldon Hazlet State Park State of Illinois Clinton Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 10 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Homer Lake Champaign County Forest Preserve District Champaign All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Hormel Pond Donnelly State Fish and Wildlife Area Bureau All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1) (5)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass. . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Horseshoe Lake – Alexander Co. Horseshoe Lake Conservation Area Alexander All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1) (5)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass. . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restrictions . . . . Only trolling motors in refuge from October 15 through March 1.
Horseshoe Lake – Madison County Horseshoe Lake State Park Madison Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1) (5) (28)
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . Waterfowl Refuge or Hunting Area (19)
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie (15) . . . . 25
Horsetail Lake Cook County Forest Preserve District Cook All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1) (36)
Bluegill, Redear, or Pumpkinseed Sunfish (14) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season (11)
Fall Closed Season (10)
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie (15) . . . . 5 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Horton Lake Nauvoo State Park Hancock All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season; Catch and Release Fishing is permitted (9) (11)
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season; Catch and Release Fishing is permitted (9) (10)
Humbolt Park Lagoon Chicago Park District Cook All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Hurricane Pond Fox Ridge State Park Coles Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 5 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Illinois & Michigan Canal State of Illinois Grundy/LaSalle/Will All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season (11)
Fall Closed Season (10)
Illinois Beach State Park Ponds Illinois Beach State Park Lake All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Illinois Department of Transportation Lake State of Illinois Sangamon All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season; Catch and Release Fishing is permitted (9) (10)
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season; Catch and Release Fishing is permitted (9) (11)
Illinois River State of Illinois Multiple Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 12 inch Minimum Length Limit
Illinois River – Mississippi River Pool 26 State of Illinois Calhoun Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . Waterfowl Refuge or Hunting Area (19)
Illinois River – Starved Rock Pool State of Illinois LaSalle Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass. . . . . . . 18 inch Minimum Length Limit
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie (15) . . . . 10 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Indian Boundary South Pond Frankfort Square Park District Will All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Iroquois & Kankakee Rivers and their Tributaries State of Illinois Multiple Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye. . . . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye (14) . . . . . . . . . . Protected Slot Limit with no possession of Fish less than 26 inches and greater than or equal to 18 inches; 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit of which only 1 Fish can be greater than or equal to 26 inches (47)
Island Pond Boone County Conservation District Boone Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Jackson Park (Columbia Basin) Lagoon Chicago Park District Cook All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Jericho Lake Kane Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Black, White, or Hybrid Crappie . . . 9 inch Minimum Length Limit
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie (15) . . . . 15 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Jim Edgar/Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area, Drake Lake Jim Edgar/Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area Cass Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 10 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Jim Edgar/Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area, Prairie Lake and all Ponds Jim Edgar/Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area Cass Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Pure Muskellunge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . All live bait greater than or equal to 8 inches must be rigged with a quick set rig (43)
Jim Edgar/Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area, Drake Lake Jim Edgar/Panther Creek Fish and Wildlife Area Cass All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season; Catch and Release Fishing is permitted (9) (11)
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season; Catch and Release Fishing is permitted (9) (10)
Johnson Sauk Trail Lake & Pond Johnson Sauk Trail State Park Henry All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . All live bait > 8 inch must be rigged with a quick set rig (43)
Jones Park Lake City of East St. Louis St. Clair All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season (10)
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season (11)
Jubilee College State Park Pond Jubilee College State Park Peoria Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
Kankakee River (from the Kankakee Dam to the Willmington Dam on the Kankakee River, including tributaries) State of Illinois Multiple Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit (37)
Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Protected Slot Length Limit with only 1 Fish greater than or equal to 18 inches and 2 Fish less than 12 inches (37)
Kankakee-Iroquois Rivers and their Tributaries State of Illinois Multiple Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye . . . . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye (14) . . . . . . . . . . Protected Length Limit with no possession of Fish less than 26 inches and greater than or equal to 18 inches 3 Fish Daily Harvest of which only 1 Fish can be greater than or equal to 26 inches (47)
Kaskaskia River Fish and Wildlife Area – Doza Creek
Wildlife Management Area
State of Illinois St.Clair Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . Waterfowl Refuge or Hunting Area (19)
Kendall Co. Lake #1 Kendall County Forest Preserve District Kendall Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 10 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit
Kent Creek State of Illinois Winnebago Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Catch and Release Fishing Only (9)
Kickapoo State Park Lakes & Pond Kickapoo State Park Vermilion Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit of which no Lakes & Pond more than 1 Fish may be greater than or equal to 15 inches and no more than 2 Fish may be less than 15 inches (25)
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish (14) . . . 10 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Kincaid City Reservoir City of Kincaid Christian All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 15 inch Minimum Length Limit
King Park Lagoon City of Pittsfield Pike All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only (1)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Closed Season (11)
Trout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Closed Season (10)
Kinkaid Lake Kinkaid Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area Jackson Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . 16 inch Minimum Length Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass (14) . . . 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Pure Muskellunge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 inch Minimum Length Limit
Recreational Use Restriction . . . . . All live bait greater than 8 inches must be rigged with a quick set rig (43)
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie . . . . 9 inch Minimum Length Limit
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye (14) . . . . . . . . . . 25 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Kinmundy Reservoir City of Kinmundy Marion Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Kishwaukee River and South Branch of Kishwaukee River and Tributaries State of Illinois Multiple Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 inch Minimum Length Limit

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