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Homer Lake

Champaign County - Illinois
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Homer Lake is part of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District (CCFPD) and is located 2 miles Northwest of Homer and 15 miles Southeast of Champaign. CCFPD web page .<2 pole and line fishing only. Electric motor only.

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Caught by Zach Douglas
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Caught by Drew Williams

Frequently Asked Questions About Homer Lake, IL

How big is Homer Lake?
Homer Lake is approximately 81 sq acres (0.3 sq km) in size.

How deep is Homer Lake?
Homer Lake is approximately 24 feet (7.3 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 8 feet (2.4 m).

What kind of fish can you catch in Homer Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, White Crappie and Yellow Bullhead in Homer Lake.

What are the closest cities to Homer Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Homer, IL, Ogden, IL and St. Joseph, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Homer Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Homer Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there topographical lake maps available Homer Lake?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Homer Lake (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there places to eat and drink near Homer Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the fishing outlook for Homer Lake?
What does the future look like for Homer Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in Homer Lake.

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Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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History & Status of the Fishery
The IDNR Division of Fisheries has been active in the management of the fisheries in Homer Lake since the lake was constructed in 1969. The lake receives stockings of largemouth bass and channel catfish.

Controling Authority
Champaign County Forest Preserve
Homer Lake and general park information:
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Mike Garthaus

What is the average air temp for Homer Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Homer Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 73°F (23°C) to a low around 53°F (12°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Homer Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Homer Lake.

For more Illinois State Park information see our State Park Guide.

Homer Lake Reviews
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butch g.
5 star rating
4-1-10 spent 2 hours at the north penn. this afternoon. fishing for channel cats, caught 1 that was app. 3lbs. was using sonny,s blood bait, was very windy, the lake was white capping and hard to fish. this is great lake for bass and cats.
Reviewed Apr 1, 2010

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