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Tampier Lake

Cook County, Illinois
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Tampier Lake is located on 131st Street west of Wolf Road near Orland Park, Illinois.
Tampier Lake is 131 acres, has a maximum depth 10 feet, and an average depth 5.5 feet. The lake was created in 1964 when Long Run Creek was dammed. The lakes shoreline drops quickly to the average depth, then expands into a featureless basin offering little bathymetry. Tampier Lake supports a very good sport fishery. Fishing piers, handicap access, boat/kayak rentals, and live bait/tackle are available throughout the summer from a concessionaire. A concrete boat launch is available for trailered boats, and ample parking is available. Boats with electric motors are allowed, however gas motors must be removed. No fish cleaning station is available.
Electric trolling motor only (no gas motors attached). Two pole and line fishing only.
How big is Tampier Lake?
Tampier Lake is approximately 118 sq acres (0 sq km) in size.
How deep is Tampier Lake?
Tampier Lake is approximately 10 feet (3.0 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 6 feet (1.8 m).
What kind of fish are in Tampier Lake?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye in Tampier Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include and Crappie.

When are the best fishing times for Tampier Lake?
Today fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 12-2 pm and 8-9 pm. For more more best fishing times visit our Tampier Lake Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Tampier Lake.
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Are there fishing guides for Tampier Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides for Tampier Lake and/or the surrounding area. Please see the "Fishing Guides" section down a little further on this page.

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Tampier Lake Reviews

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dennis h.
Chicago, IL
5 star rating
Tampier is very nice place for fishing, picnicking and kayaking. It's also great place if you just wanted to get outdoors, but in a peaceful environment.
Reviewed Aug 13, 2021
robert k.
orland park, IL
5 star rating
This lake has many things to do. Stocked Walleye lake, Boat rentals available, flush able toilets, you are able to bring your own grill, allot of shade, very clean overall, friendly staff at lake house and allot of room for the kids to run around
Reviewed Jun 18, 2016
jim h.
Chicago, Illinois
1 star rating
Not a good lake and I wouldn't recomend it the biggest thing I saw in this lake was a 12inch bass.
Reviewed Oct 6, 2009
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