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Horton Lake

Hancock County, Illinois
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Located in Nauvoo State Park in western Illinois' Hancock County, on the south edge of Nauvoo along Illinois Route 96.
Horton Lake was built in 1967 to provide fishing opportunity to patrons of Nauvoo State Park. The lake is 13 acres with a maximum depth of 26 feet, an average depth of 13 feet, and shoreline length of 3000 feet. A primitive boat ramp and bank fishing are available. The lake features clear water and a peaceful setting located on the edge of town. Camping, picnic areas, hiking trails and a museum are available.
Two pole and line fishing only for all species. Boats can be powered by electric trolling motors only.

Site Regulations:

Largemouth bass: 18" minimum lenght limit, 1 fish daily limit
Channel catfish: 6 fish daily limit
Northern Pike: 36" minimum length, 1 fish daily limit
How big is Horton Lake?
Horton Lake is approximately 13 sq acres (0 sq km) in size with 1 miles (0.8 km) of shoreline.
How deep is Horton Lake?
Horton Lake is approximately 26 feet (7.9 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 13 feet (4.0 m).
What kind of fish are in Horton Lake?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Rainbow Trout in Horton Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include and Redear Sunfish.

When are the best fishing times for Horton Lake?
Today fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 4-6 pm. For more more best fishing times visit our Horton Lake Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Horton Lake.
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