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Lake Taylorville

Christian County, Illinois
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Lake Taylorville is located at the southeast edge of Taylorville, 30 miles SE of Springfield.
Lake Taylorville is 1286 acres. The lake is shallow with an average depth of only 7 feet. Care should be taken when operating watercraft, especially in the upper end of the lake. The lake has a very large watershed, thus has suffered from extreme siltation in the past several decades. The watershed and lake were rehabilitated in the 1990s, and a dozen silt retention basins were built to capture sediment before it enters the lake.
Two pole and line fishing only. There is an unrestricted horsepower limit on the lake.

Site Regulations:

Largemouth bass: 15” minimum length limit, 6 fish daily limit
Crappie: 25 fish daily limit of which no more than 10 can measure greater or equal to 10”
Sauger: Statewide - 14” minimum length limit; 6 fish daily limit
How big is Lake Taylorville?
Lake Taylorville is approximately 1,286 sq acres (5 sq km) in size.
What kind of fish are in Lake Taylorville?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Sauger and White Crappie in Lake Taylorville.
When are the best fishing times for Lake Taylorville?
Today fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 4-6 pm. For more more best fishing times visit our Lake Taylorville Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Lake Taylorville.
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very shallow
Reviewed May 16, 2002
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