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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Fishing Report

Click this link to select the report. Report choices at bottom of this page.

Fishing is always great on Rend Lake

Fishing reports are more sporadic during the winter months -

we will keep-you-up to date as we receive them.


2014 Christmas Tree Location List

August 8, 2014

U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers Fishing Report

This report is in PDF format and is able to be saved or printed


US Corp. Fishing Log

Corp. normally do not do fishing reports during the winter.

for more info on the Corp's fish report

Randy Cordray

Natural Resource Specialist

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Rend Lake Project Office

11981 Rend City Road

Benton, IL 62812

Office - (618)724-2493

Fax - (618)724-4089

Get your Fish Attractor

Location List with GPS Coordinates

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             Watch out for the wind. It can make the main lake very dangerous

Come to Rend Lake if you want to catch crappie

Read about Fish Lines Problems

Hear What the Fish Line Problems Are


State of Illinois Fish Records

        Note: (provided by Rend Lake Corps of Engineers)

Use of a minnow seine, cast net for bait collecting within 1000 yards downstream of the Rend Lake dam and spillway is prohibited. For more details call the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Region V office at 618-435-8138.

Note: Maps of the Fish Attract or Tree Locations along with GPS readings are available at the Rend Lake Corps of Engineers project office.


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