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Mt. Sterling Lake

Brown County, IL
Brown County, IL
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Mt. Sterling Lake is located 1.5 miles from Mt. Sterling on Route 99 north.
SIZE
26 acres
ACCESS
Boat Ramp
ELEVATION
633 ft
BLUEGILL
BLUEGILL
CHANNEL CATFISH
CHANNEL CATFISH
LARGEMOUTH BASS
LARGEMOUTH BASS
REDEAR SUNFISH
REDEAR SUNFISH
LAKE INFO
The lake offers fishing and a boat ramp for (25 hp motors or less) boat access.The lake has 48 camping slips equipped with electrical hookups.
REGULATIONS:

-Two pole and line fishing only and each pole must not have more than two hooks
or lines attached while fishing.
-Largemouth Bass – protected slot, no possession between 12-15”, 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
-Channel Catfish – 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit

Boat Fees are $5 a day or $25 annually. There are no fees to fish.
All fees can be paid to the lake host, at city hall or left in the drop box at the building near the lake entrance.

The Lake is open April 1st- December 1st

Mt. Sterling Lake Website - https://mtsterlingil.com/mt-sterling-lake/
CONTACT INFO
Mt. Sterling City Hall
217-773-2513
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Blake Ruebush
217-622-7219
TOPO MAP FOR MEMBERS
HISTORY AND STATUS OF FISHERY
The lake experienced a winter kill during the winter of 2013-2014. Since then the fishery has improved.

Source: ILDNR

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