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Sam Parr Lake

Jasper County, Illinois
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Sam Parr Lake is located in Jasper County, approximately 3 miles northeast of Newton Illinois on IL Rt 33.
Sam Parr Lake was constructed in Sam Parr State Park near Newton in 1971 through the cooperative efforts of the Illinois Department of Conservation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Federal funds for construction of the lake were provided through the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act. Sam Parr Lake has a surface area of 180 acres, a maximum depth of 28 feet, and a mean depth of 10 feet. The lake has 9.5 miles of shoreline and a watershed of 3,950 acres.
Two pole and line fishing only. Boats with outboard motors are restricted to 10 horsepower maximum.

Site Regulations:
Largemouth bass: 6 fish daily limit, 14" minimum length limit
Channel catfish: 6 fish daily limit
How big is Sam Parr Lake?
Sam Parr Lake is approximately 149 sq acres (1 sq km) in size with 10 miles (15.4 km) of shoreline.
How deep is Sam Parr Lake?
Sam Parr Lake is approximately 28 feet (8.5 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 10 feet (3.0 m).
What kind of fish are in Sam Parr Lake?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish and Largemouth Bass in Sam Parr Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include and Crappie.

When are the best fishing times for Sam Parr Lake?
Today fishing looks to be extremely active with peak fishing times around 8-10 am and 3-4 pm and 8-9 pm. For more more best fishing times visit our Sam Parr Lake Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Sam Parr Lake.
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