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Boston Bay

Mercer County - Illinois
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Frequently Asked Questions About Boston Bay, IL

How big is Boston Bay?
Boston Bay is approximately 362 sq acres (1.5 sq km) in size with 9 miles (14.5 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Boston Bay?
Boston Bay is approximately 5 feet (1.5 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Boston Bay?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Drum (Sheepshead), Largemouth Bass, Sauger, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Bullhead in Boston Bay.

What are the closest cities to Boston Bay?
Nearby cities and towns include New Boston, IL, Oakville, IA and Joy, IL.

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

What is the average air temp for Boston Bay?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Boston Bay? 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 74°F (23°C) to a low around 53°F (12°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 Boston Bay?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 3 state parks in the vacinity of Boston Bay.

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

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Boston Bay...
Pool 18, Mississippi River 2.1 mi 13,300
Lake Odessa 4.5 mi 3,000
Fourth Pumping Plant (Iowa Slough Lake) 8.3 mi 17
Deep Lakes 13.7 mi 130
Muscatine Slough (Kent-Stein Park) 16.3 mi 16
Pool 17, Mississippi River 17.2 mi 7,580
Lake George 19.4 mi 157 62 ft
Big Hollow Lake 19.8 mi 178 57 ft
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