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Round Lake

Lake County - Illinois
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Frequently Asked Questions About Round Lake, IL


How big is Round Lake?
Round Lake is approximately 227 sq acres (0.9 sq km) in size with 2 miles (3.2 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Round Lake?
Round Lake is approximately 32 feet (9.8 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Round Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, White Crappie, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch in Round Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Grass Pickerel.



Are there fishing guides or charters for Round Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Round Lake and/or the surrounding area.

Are there places to stay in the Round 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! Round 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 Round 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 Round 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 Round Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Round Lake area in a RV
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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What is the average air temp for Round Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Round 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 59°F (15°C) to a low around 39°F (4°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 Round Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Round Lake.

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

Round Lake Reviews
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james k.
3 star rating
Round Lake is Good for Bass And pan fish . Saw A few Northerns Caught Here and There . No Wallleyes in my opion. Crappies Are 6 to 8 inch . Not bad at all . Over all Fun To fish .
Reviewed May 9, 2008
guy m.
3 star rating
Round Lake delivers close to home fishing for me. This lake dose have an abundance of Largemouth Bass in the 1-5lb. range,however I've been fishing it on a weekly basis for about 15 yrs. and in that time have only seen 2 pike and didn't catch either one.Walleye are nonexistent in my opinion. If Bass & Panfish are what your after you'll enjoy this lake, as long as you don't mind HEAVY weeds & over population of Carp. This is buy no means a 5 star lake...
Reviewed Feb 21, 2004
marty n.
5 star rating
Round Lake delivers quality fish; Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye are very challenging; there is an abundance of bluegill and perch in the lake to keep the fishing tough at times. Spring yields the best Bass and Pike, the north end of the lake before the Bass spawn can be very productive with fish in the 4-8 lb class and Northern Pike in the 38 ? 45 inch range, this is the only lake I have fished where the nasty cold days can be the best days to fish, this past year in April on a cold rainy, windy and 45 degree day I managed 6 bass in the 6, 7 lb range I was working a rattle trap as fast as I could retrieve it in 5 ft of water, I was only out on the lake for 2 hours as the cold rain and wind finally drove me to go home, the summer can be fun and you can learn to use any lure you want with the drop offs open water and rock lines that are scattered throughout the lake, red black natural and purple are the best colors, white and chartreuse a close 2nd, even though Round Lake is exceptionally smaller then most lakes the fishing can be more challenging and satisfying then the rest, but beware it is considered a private lake and you will need to know someone to get on it.
Reviewed Oct 4, 2002

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