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Boss Lake (Mautino State F&W Area)

Bureau County, Illinois
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Boss Lake is located just south of Sheffield or 3 miles west of Buda, within the Mautino State Fish and Wildlife Area.
Boss Lake was created by strip-mining in the 1950's. The lake did not open to the public until 1994 because of lack of roads and restroom facilities. Boss Lake has 15.5 surface acres of water. The lake has an average depth of 34 feet deep and a max depth of 48 feet. A single lane concrete boat ramp with car/trailer parking is available.
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Fish Daily Creel Limit (14? Minimum Length Limit)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Fish Daily Creel Limit (No Minimum Length Limit)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Creel Limit (No Minimum Length Limit)
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye . . . . . State Wide Regulations
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie . . . . . . . . No Fish Daily Creel Limit (No Minimum Length Limit)
How big is Boss Lake (Mautino State F&W Area)?
Boss Lake (Mautino State F&W Area) is approximately 16 sq acres (0 sq km) in size.
What kind of fish are in Boss Lake (Mautino State F&W Area)?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass in Boss Lake (Mautino State F&W Area).

Other fish species in the lake include and Redear Sunfish.

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