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Lake Sule

Ogle County, Illinois
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Lake Sule is located at the junction of I39 and I88 southeast of Rochelle in Ogle County Illinois.
Lake Sule is a 77 acre borrow pit that was built during the construction of Interstate 39. Digging commenced in 1979 and the lake was formed in January 1982. The lake is part of a large drainage pattern, and its outfall is a major tributary of the Kyte Creek. The deed to the lake is held by the Flagg-Rochelle Park District, and its major use is recreational fishing. By 1994, a boat launch and an access were developed for fishermen. The lake has a maximum depth of 20 feet with an average depth of 12 feet.
All fish: 2 pole and line fishing only.

Site Regulations:
Large or smallmouth bass: 1 fish daily limit; 14" minimum length limit
Bluegill or redear sunfish: 5 fish daily limit (no minimum length limit)
Channel catfish: 6 fish daily limit (no minimum length limit)
Muskellunge: 1 fish daily limit; 36? minimum length limit
Striped, white, or hybrid striped bass greater than 17”: 3 fish daily limit (17" minimum length limit)
Striped, white, or hybrid striped bass less than 17”: No daily limit; no minimum length limit
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye: 6 fish daily limit; 18" minimum length limit
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie: 10 fish daily limit (no minimum length limit)
How big is Lake Sule?
Lake Sule is approximately 77 sq acres (0 sq km) in size.
How deep is Lake Sule?
Lake Sule is approximately 20 feet (6.1 m) at its deepest point.
What kind of fish are in Lake Sule?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Channel Catfish, Hybrid Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, Muskie and Smallmouth Bass in Lake Sule.
When are the best fishing times for Lake Sule?
Today fishing looks to be fairly active with peak fishing times around 10 am - 12 pm and 6-7 pm. For more more best fishing times visit our Lake Sule Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Lake Sule.
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tim r.
4 star rating
White Bass can also be caught in Sule now. Crappies are in good numbers and size.Walleye are prevellant not abandant.I have seen a few nice muskie in the lake also. Learn where the fish cribs are and you'll do well.One is straight out from the inlet creek
Reviewed Feb 26, 2013
dmitry o.
Rochelle, Illinois
3 star rating
Yeah I'd say it some what good, I had some good luck fishing there a few times. Mostly small mouth bass though right by the shore of rip raps,yea i caught one walleye there right off the dock too back in '07. So I'd say its good lake for now.
Reviewed Mar 8, 2010
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