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Mt. Olive Old City Lake

Macoupin County - Illinois
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Mt. Olive Old City Lake (Public Cooperative) is located in Macoupin County, 1 mile northeast of Mt. Olive, IL.
FISHING REGULATIONS
All Fish ? 2 pole and line fishing only
Largemouth or Smallmouth Bass - 15" Minimum Length Limit, 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit
Channel Catfish ? 6 Fish Daily Harvest Limit

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Frequently Asked Questions About Mt. Olive Old City Lake, IL


How big is Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
Mt. Olive Old City Lake is approximately 36 sq acres (0.1 sq km) in size with 3 miles (4.8 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
Mt. Olive Old City Lake is approximately 29 feet (8.8 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish and Largemouth Bass in Mt. Olive Old City Lake.


What are the closest cities to Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Lake Ka-Ho, IL, Mount Olive, IL and White City, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Mt. Olive Old City 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! Mt. Olive Old City 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 Mt. Olive Old City 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 Mt. Olive Old City 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 Mt. Olive Old City 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 Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
What does the future look like for Mt. Olive Old City Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in Mt. Olive Old City Lake.

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History & Status of the Fishery
The status of the fishery is good. Largemouth Bass numbers and size distribution are good. Many Bluegill are reaching 7 inches. The fish community in this lake should provide some good sport fishing opportunities. Other species collected during the 2018 population survey included Black Crappie, Golden Shiner, Green Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Warmouth, and White Crappie. Redear Sunfish were collected during this survey and all measured over 7?, four of which measured over 8?. Black and White Crappies were collected as well. Fish in this species group measured between 6-12?.

Controling Authority
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Eric Ratcliff
618-931-4217

What is the average air temp for Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Mt. Olive Old City 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 57°F (14°C) to a low around 37°F (3°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 Mt. Olive Old City Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Mt. Olive Old City Lake.

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

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DISTANCE ACRES MAX DEPTH
Mt. Olive New City Lake 1.4 mi 36
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Walton Park Lake 6.7 mi 30 10 ft
Gillespie Old City Lake 7.4 mi 71 21 ft
Gillespie New City Lake 8.6 mi 196 30 ft
Carlinville Lake #1 12.3 mi 155 19 ft
Lou Yeager 12.3 mi 1,269 31 ft
Bunker Hill City Lake 13.1 mi 11
Beaver Dam Lake 14.9 mi 57 10 ft
Hillsboro Old City Lake 15.9 mi 100
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