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Buckner Reservoir

Franklin County - Illinois
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Buckner Reservoir is located just southeast of Buckner, Illinois and south of Route 14 in Franklin County.
Site Regulations:
Largemouth bass: 15 inch minimum length limit
Channel catfish: 6 fish daily limit

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Frequently Asked Questions About Buckner Reservoir, IL


How big is Buckner Reservoir?
Buckner Reservoir is approximately 17 sq acres (0.1 sq km) in size.

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

Other fish species in the lake include Redear Sunfish.



Are there fishing guides or charters for Buckner Reservoir?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Buckner Reservoir and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Buckner Reservoir?
Nearby cities and towns include Buckner, IL, Christopher, IL and North City, IL.

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

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

Explore the Buckner Reservoir 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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Controling Authority
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Luke Nelson
618-985-1112

What is the average air temp for Buckner Reservoir?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Buckner Reservoir? 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 76°F (24°C) to a low around 55°F (13°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 Buckner Reservoir?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Buckner Reservoir.

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

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Buckner Reservoir...
DISTANCE ACRES MAX DEPTH
Lake Benton 7.3 mi 68 30 ft
Benton Lake 7.3 mi 68 30 ft
Lake Hamilton 7.5 mi 34 18 ft
Lake Moses 7.9 mi 170 30 ft
Rend Lake 9.5 mi 18,900 35 ft
Arrowhead Lake 11.6 mi 30
West Frankfort Old City Lake 12.3 mi 147
West Frankfort New City Lake 12.5 mi 214
DuQuoin City Lake 13.5 mi 210 30 ft
Johnston City Lake 14.4 mi 59 11 ft
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