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Hillsboro Old City Lake

Montgomery County - Illinois
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All fish ? 2 pole and line fishing only.

Site Regulations:
Largemouth or smallmouth bass: 12?-15" protected slot limit; 3 fish daily limit
Channel catfish: 6 fish daily limit

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hillsboro Old City Lake, IL

How big is Hillsboro Old City Lake?
Hillsboro Old City Lake is approximately 100 sq acres (0.4 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro Old City Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie.

What are the closest cities to Hillsboro Old City Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Hillsboro, IL, Schram City, IL and Taylor Springs, IL.

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

History & Status of the Fishery
Overall the lake has very good populations of multiple sport fish.

Controling Authority
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Tad Locher

What is the average air temp for Hillsboro Old City Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Hillsboro 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 86°F (30°C) to a low around 68°F (20°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 Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro Old City Lake.

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

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Hillsboro Old City Lake...
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Lou Yeager 7.8 mi 1,269 31 ft
Coffeen Lake 9.5 mi 1,070 58 ft
Walton Park Lake 10.1 mi 30 10 ft
Mt. Olive Old City Lake 15.9 mi 36 29 ft
Mt. Olive New City Lake 16.2 mi 36
Governor Bond Lake 16.4 mi 750
Greenville New City Lake 17.2 mi 775 26 ft
Ramsey Lake 18.2 mi 54 22 ft
Staunton City Lake 18.9 mi 84
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