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Mill Creek Lake

Clark County - Illinois
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Mill Creek Lake is located approximately eight miles west of Marshall in Clark County.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Mill Creek Lake, IL


How big is Mill Creek Lake?
Mill Creek Lake is approximately 731 sq acres (3.0 sq km) in size with 45 miles (72.4 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Mill Creek Lake?
Mill Creek Lake is approximately 60 feet (18.3 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 22 feet (6.7 m).

What kind of fish can you catch in Mill Creek Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass and Muskie in Mill Creek Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie and Redear Sunfish.



What are the closest cities to Mill Creek Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Marshall, IL and Martinsville, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Mill Creek 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! Mill Creek 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 Mill Creek 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 Mill Creek 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 Mill Creek 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 Mill Creek Lake?
What does the future look like for Mill Creek Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in Mill Creek Lake.

Explore the Mill Creek Lake area in a RV
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 fish population in Mill Creek Lake is surveyed every two years. Muskie and channel catfish populations have been maintained by stocking. Additional species of aquatic plants have been established throughout the lake to reduce shoreline erosion and stabilize habitat. Fish attractors have been constructed and placed by the CCPD for greater fishing success. Moderate fertility levels slightly reduce the overall production of fish in this lake.

Longear sunfish and green sunfish are present, but are seldom attain harvestable size. Yellow bullheads and black bullheads reach a respectable size (12?+) in Mill Creek Lake. Gizzard shad, golden shiners, and white suckers are present and serve as the primary forage base. Unfortunately, common carp were collected for the first time in 2015. Their introduction is from an unknown source and their effect on habitat is highly undesirable. Never move fish from Mill Creek Lake to other water bodies, or fish from other waterbodies to Mill Creek Lake ? inappropriate species or diseases can be transferred, causing permanent and significantly negative consequences!

Controling Authority
Clark County Park District
20482 N. Park Entrance Rd., Marshall, IL
217-889-3901
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Jim Garavaglia
217-345-2420

What is the average air temp for Mill Creek Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Mill Creek 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 65°F (18°C) to a low around 47°F (8°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 Mill Creek Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 3 state parks in the vacinity of Mill Creek Lake.

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

Mill Creek Lake Reviews
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joseph c.
4 star rating
Love the lake, the wildlife, and the fishing. Go almost every other weekend, just hardly ever catch anything myself... very relaxing place though.
Reviewed Feb 26, 2012
john s.
4 star rating
Great lake, to busy in the summer.
Reviewed Mar 18, 2011

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