Our campers love fishing!

  • Campers and their guests may fish on a Catch & Release basis, May 1st through mid-June to allow for spawning.
  • Catch & Keep fishing begins June 16th through October 15th, within limits.
  • Campers can enjoy fishing from our piers, shore or rowboats.
  • Buy night crawlers across from the beach: $4.25 per dozen.
  • Rowboat rental $15 per day.
  • Life jackets included with all boat rentals. Boats must be on shore by 6pm.  Electric trolling motors permitted.
  • We are no longer open to the public for fishing
  • We no longer sell fishing licenses although they are required by the IDNR to fish on our lake for individuals 15+.


Catch and Keep Fishing

Our sustainability efforts include stocking the lake with fingerling northern pike, encouraging the harvest and removal of carp and catch and keep status every mid-June, after the spawning period, within the limits below.

Catch and Keep Limits 

  • 3 bass per day under 14″
  • 5 bluegill per day
  • 5 northern pike per day
  • 5 crappie per day
  • 5 yellow perch per day
  • 5 catfish per day
  • Unlimited carp

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Fish Lake Beach Camping Resort

32223 N. US Highway 12
Volo, IL 60073
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