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Ferne Clyffe Lake

Johnson County - Illinois
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Ferne Clyffe Lake is located within Ferne Clyffe State Park approximately one mile south of Goreville, IL in Johnson County.
Site Regulations:
Largemouth Bass: 6 fish per day limit, no length limit
Channel Catfish: 6 fish per day limit, no length limit

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ferne Clyffe Lake, IL

How big is Ferne Clyffe Lake?
Ferne Clyffe Lake is approximately 16 sq acres (0.1 sq km) in size.

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

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie and Redear Sunfish.

What are the closest cities to Ferne Clyffe Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Goreville, IL, Buncombe, IL and Vienna, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Ferne Clyffe Lake 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! Ferne Clyffe Lake 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 topographical lake maps available Ferne Clyffe Lake?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Ferne Clyffe Lake (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

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

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

Controling Authority
Site Office
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Luke Nelson

What is the average air temp for Ferne Clyffe Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Ferne Clyffe Lake? 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 87°F (30°C) to a low around 66°F (19°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 Ferne Clyffe Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 4 state parks in the vacinity of Ferne Clyffe Lake.

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

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