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Bay Creek Lake

Pope County - Illinois
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Bay Creek #5 is located in Pope County, two miles northwest of Glendale. Illinois.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Bay Creek Lake, IL

How big is Bay Creek Lake?
Bay Creek Lake is approximately 123 sq acres (0.5 sq km) in size.

How deep is Bay Creek Lake?
Bay Creek Lake is approximately 15 feet (4.6 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 6 feet (1.8 m).

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

Other fish species in the lake include Crappie.

What are the closest cities to Bay Creek Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include New Burnside, IL and Stonefort, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Bay Creek 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! Bay Creek 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 places to eat and drink near Bay Creek 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 Bay Creek Lake?
What does the future look like for Bay Creek Lake? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in Bay Creek Lake.

History & Status of the Fishery
Recent survey data suggests Bay Creek #5 is currently supporting a balanced fishery.

What is the average air temp for Bay Creek Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Bay Creek 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 48°F (9°C) to a low around 30°F (-1°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 Bay Creek Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 4 state parks in the vacinity of Bay Creek 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 Bay Creek Lake...
Lake Glendale 5.2 mi 79 14 ft
Sugar Creek Lake 6.3 mi 96
Little Cache Lake 10.5 mi 21
Dutchman Lake 13.0 mi 118
One Horse Gap Lake 13.2 mi 26 20 ft
Lake of Egypt 15.0 mi 2,400 52 ft
Ferne Clyffe Lake 16.4 mi 16
Sahara Woods Lake 16.6 mi 99
Mermet Lake 18.1 mi 450
Tecumseh Lake 19.7 mi 13 16 ft
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