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Evergreen Lake

McLean County - Illinois
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Evergreen Lake is located approximately 15 miles North of Bloomington, Illinois and is easily accessible by taking I-39 North to the Lake Bloomington/Evergreen Lake Exit, then proceeding west on the Lake Bloomington Road (2500N). http://friendsofeverbloom.weebly.com.

Two pole and line fishing only; no trot lines, jugs or bank poles. Sport anglers may take carp, carpsuckers, buffalo, gar, bowfin and suckers by pitchfork, gigs, bow and arrow or bow and arrow devices.

Site Regulations:

Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass: 3 fish daily limit; 15" length limit
Walleye/Saugeye/Sauger: 3 fish daily limit; 18" length limit
Muskellunge: 1 fish daily limit; 48" length limit
Crappie: 15 fish daily limit; no length limit

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Frequently Asked Questions About Evergreen Lake, IL

How big is Evergreen Lake?
Evergreen Lake is approximately 925 sq acres (3.7 sq km) in size.

How deep is Evergreen Lake?
Evergreen Lake is approximately 50 feet (15.3 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Evergreen Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Muskie and Smallmouth Bass in Evergreen Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie and Saugeye.

Are there places to stay in the Evergreen 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! Evergreen 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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What are the best fishing times for Evergreen Lake?
Today for Evergreen Lake, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 2-3 pm and 4-7 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Evergreen Lake Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there topographical lake maps available Evergreen 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 Evergreen 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 Evergreen 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 Evergreen Lake?
What does the future look like for Evergreen Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in Evergreen Lake.

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History & Status of the Fishery
The IDNR currently stocks saugeye and muskie. A community-wide fish survey is completed approximately every two years, while muskie, saugeye, and largemouth bass surveys are currently conducted on an annual basis.

Controling Authority
McLean County Department of Parks and Recreation
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Mike Garthaus

What is the average air temp for Evergreen Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Evergreen 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 78°F (26°C) to a low around 56°F (13°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 Evergreen Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Evergreen Lake.

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

Evergreen Lake Reviews
Below is the word on street about Evergreen Lake.
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tom s.
4 star rating
Something for everyone, very well patrolled, managed, no matter the wind there's enough shoreline to fish in the calm. Love it, my lake of choice for crappie and saugeye.
Reviewed May 22, 2014
jim s.
4 star rating
Very good crappie fishing lake.
Reviewed May 13, 2008
paul v.
4 star rating
Great Lake in the spring for both Saugeye and Crappie! Have caught many catfish as well a few nice bass.
Reviewed Mar 13, 2008

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Brock Lake 19.4 mi 10
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