Newton Lake Special Regulations
Jasper County, Illinois

Below are special fishing regulations for Newton Lake as regulated by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. For complete fishing regulations for Illinois click here.
  • All Fish - 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only
  • Fishing tournaments prohibited from July 1 through August 31
  • Large or Smallmouth Bass - 18" Minimum Length Limit
  • Large or Smallmouth Bass - 3 Fish Daily Creel Limit
  • Recreational Use Restrictions - Waterfowl Refuge or Hunting Area (the cold water arm of Newton Lake shall be closed daily from one-half hour before sunrise until 1:00 p.m. to all fishing and boat traffic except for legal waterfowl hunters during waterfowl season commencing with regular duck season through the close of the Canada goose and regular duck season.)
  • White, Black or Hybrid Crappie - 10 Fish Daily Creel Limit
  • White, Black or Hybrid Crappie - 10" Minimum Length Limit
Please note that the special regulations above my be revised at any time by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources without notice. For complete fishing regulations check with your local DNR