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Tecumseh Lake

Hardin County, IL
Hardin County, IL
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Tecumseh Lake is located three miles northeast of Elizabethtown in Hardin County.
Tecumseh Lake is owned by the U.S. Forest Service and is surrounded by expanses of timbered land. The lake has one boat ramp. At normal pool, Tecumseh Lake has a surface area of 13 acres, maximum depth of 16 feet, and an average depth of 4 feet. Shallow shoreline areas become filled with submerged vegetation and the lake is fertile enough to support light to moderate plankton blooms during summer months.
Electric motors only.
13 acres
LAKE SIZE
16 feet
MAX DEPTH
BOATING RESTRICTIONS
Electric
FISH TO CATCH
Bluegill
Channel Catfish
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Tecumseh Lake.
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FISHING OUTLOOK
BLUEGILL
Fair FAIR
Bluegill size structure remains constant as most catchable fish are between 5.5 and 7.5 inches.
CHANNEL CATFISH
Good GOOD
Many fish reported and collected during sampling surveys are 16 inches or better.
CRAPPIE
Fair FAIR
Black and white crappie are present in Tecumseh Lake. Anglers should target crappie around structure and the creek channel using minnows and jigs.
LARGEMOUTH BASS
Fair FAIR
Bass abundance is good. Many fish between 0.5 to 1.0 pound are present with larger bass sampled and reportedly being caught by anglers
PLACES TO SAY
STAY 22: Tecumseh Lake
HISTORY AND STATUS OF FISHERY
Recent survey data suggests Tecumseh Lake is currently supporting a balanced fishery. Fish most commonly sought after by anglers include largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish and crappie.

CONTACT / CONTROLLING AUTHORITY
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Kurt Daine
618-949-3432
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