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DuQuoin City Lake

Perry County - Illinois
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DuQuoin City Lake is located in Perry County north of DuQuoin. From center of town take State Route 51 North for approximately 4 miles and turn east onto City Lake Road. Crappie: 25/day limit
Channel Catfish: 6/day limit
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish: 25/day limit
Largemouth Bass: 5 fish under 14" and 1 fish over 18" daily creel; 14-18" protected slot

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Frequently Asked Questions About DuQuoin City Lake, IL

How big is DuQuoin City Lake?
DuQuoin City Lake is approximately 210 sq acres (0.8 sq km) in size.

How deep is DuQuoin City Lake?
DuQuoin City Lake is approximately 30 feet (9.2 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in DuQuoin 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 DuQuoin City Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie and Redear Sunfish.

What are the closest cities to DuQuoin City Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include St. Johns, IL, Tamaroa, IL and Du Quoin, IL.

Are there places to stay in the DuQuoin 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! DuQuoin 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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What are the best fishing times for DuQuoin City Lake?
Today for DuQuoin City Lake, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 6-8 am and 2-3 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our DuQuoin City 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 places to eat and drink near DuQuoin 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 DuQuoin City Lake?
What does the future look like for DuQuoin City Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in DuQuoin City Lake.

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Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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History & Status of the Fishery
A fall electrofishing survey is conducted annually at this lake. All fishery information is based off these surveys.

Controling Authority
City of DuQuoin:
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Nick Abell

What is the average air temp for DuQuoin City Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at DuQuoin 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 80°F (27°C) to a low around 58°F (14°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 DuQuoin City Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 4 state parks in the vacinity of DuQuoin 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 DuQuoin City Lake...
Pinckneyville Lake 10.2 mi 165
Lost Lake 10.5 mi 10 35 ft
Boulder Lake 11.9 mi 25
Buckner Reservoir 13.5 mi 17
Goldeneye Lake 13.8 mi 125
Rend Lake 14.3 mi 18,900 35 ft
Redhead Lake 15.4 mi 75
Super Lake 15.5 mi 230
Washington County Lake 15.8 mi 301
Mallard Lake 16.1 mi 75
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