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Lake George

Rock Island County, Illinois
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Lake George is located in Rock Island County 5 miles west of Andalusia off Route 92. It is owned by the Rock Island County Forest Preserve District.
In a joint effort to provide additional fishing opportunities to anglers in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources entered into a lease agreement with Rock Island County Forest Preserve District. Lake George is 167 acre lake with a maximum depth of 62 feet and an average depth of 24 feet. The lake has 4.2 miles of wooded shoreline. Boating is permitted with electric trolling motors only. The lake has a 40 car/trailer paved parking lot with two concrete boat ramps. The boat launch is ADA accessible. There is a concession building at Lake George that offers boat and electric motor rentals, bait, food, and some tackle supplies. For more information contact Lake George at 309-795-1070.
All Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Pole and Line Fishing Only
Large or Smallmouth Bass . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Creel Limit (14? Minimum Length Limit)
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish . . . . . . . . . . . . No Fish Daily Creel Limit (No Minimum Length Limit)
Channel Catfish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fish Daily Creel Limit (No Minimum Length Limit)
Pure Muskellunge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Fish Daily creel Limit (36? Minimum Length Limit)
Striped, White, or Hybrid Striped Bass . . . 1 Fish Daily Creel Limit (17? Minimum Length Limit)
Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye. . . . . 6 Fish Daily Creel Limit (14? Minimum Length Limit)
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie . . . . . . . . 25 Fish Daily Creel Limit (No Minimum Length Limit)
How big is Lake George?
Lake George is approximately 157 sq acres (1 sq km) in size with 6 miles (10.1 km) of shoreline.
How deep is Lake George?
Lake George is approximately 62 feet (18.9 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 21 feet (6.4 m).
What kind of fish are in Lake George?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Hybrid Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, Muskie and Walleye in Lake George.

Other fish species in the lake include and Crappie.

When are the best fishing times for Lake George?
Today fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 9-10 am. For more more best fishing times visit our Lake George Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Lake George.
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teri s.
Rock Island, Illinois
5 star rating
We took our children to Lake George today for some fishing and a picnic. We had a wonderful time! So clean and peaceful. Everyone who wanted to, caught at least one fish today. We will definitely be coming back! Thank you for such a wonderful place to spend quality family time!
Reviewed Jul 29, 2010
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