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LaSalle Cooling Lake

La Salle County - Illinois
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LaSalle Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, is located in LaSalle County approximately 8 miles southeast of Marseilles or 8 miles southwest of Seneca on County Road 6. Anglers can use the following number for updates on lake conditions as it impacts boat fishing. The number to call is 815-357-1608.
Boating: There is a no horsepower limitation for boats; the maximum speed is 40 mph except in designated ?no wake? areas; a working gasoline engine is required as the main propulsion unit; boats under 14 feet are not recommended. The lake has three concrete boat ramps and a paved parking lot large enough for 140 car/trailer parking. The boat launch is ADA accessible. Zebra mussels have been found in LaSalle Lake, therefore boaters should take appropriate measures upon departure to prevent spreading.
The Lake is scheduled to open on March 15. Hours are from 6:00 AM to sunset seven days a week. The lake closes on October 15.

Site Regulations:
2 pole and line fishing only
Large or smallmouth bass: 1 fish daily limit; 18" minimum length limit
Striped, white, or hybrid striped bass: 10 fish daily limit with no more than 3 fish greater than or equal to 17"


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Frequently Asked Questions About LaSalle Cooling Lake, IL


How big is LaSalle Cooling Lake?
LaSalle Cooling Lake is approximately 2,058 sq acres (8.3 sq km) in size with 21 miles (33.5 km) of shoreline.

What kind of fish can you catch in LaSalle Cooling Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Blue Catfish, Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Hybrid Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass in LaSalle Cooling Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Redear Sunfish.



What are the closest cities to LaSalle Cooling Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Marseilles, IL, Seneca, IL and Ransom, IL.

Are there places to stay in the LaSalle Cooling 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! LaSalle Cooling 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 places to eat and drink near LaSalle Cooling 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 LaSalle Cooling Lake?
What does the future look like for LaSalle Cooling Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in LaSalle Cooling Lake.

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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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History & Status of the Fishery
The fishery is managed by annual species-specific surveys and stocking. LaSalle Lake receives an annual stocking of largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, hybrid striped bass, and blue catfish.


Controling Authority
Illini State Park
815-795-2448
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, David Wyffels
630-360-4185

What is the average air temp for LaSalle Cooling Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at LaSalle Cooling 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 83°F (28°C) to a low around 61°F (16°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 LaSalle Cooling Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of LaSalle Cooling Lake.

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

LaSalle Cooling Lake Reviews
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jim s.
Crystal Lake, IL
5 star rating
I've been here twice and both times I've had great success catching fish.
Reviewed Apr 23, 2017
adam b.
Seneca , IL
4 star rating
Grate place to fish if you know what your doing.
Reviewed Jul 25, 2016
dan f.
5 star rating
Great fishing for blues the last week. Caught several keepers in deeper water 22-25 feet. Most were around 6-9lbs. Biggest one we caught on thursday was 16lbs!
Reviewed Apr 9, 2006

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