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Lake Springfield is known for its excellent crappie, bass, and catfish fishing, but anglers can also catch bluegill, redear sunfish, and other species. The lake has several boat ramps and fishing docks, making it easy for anglers to access the water. There are also several parks and picnic areas around the lake, as well as a marina that offers boat rentals and other services.
In addition to fishing and boating, Lake Springfield offers opportunities for hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing. The lake is surrounded by several parks and nature preserves, including the Adams Wildlife Sanctuary and the Carpenter Park Nature Preserve.
Lake Springfield also has a number of amenities for visitors, including a golf course, a zoo, and a botanical garden. The lake hosts several events throughout the year, including fishing tournaments, boat races, and festivals.
Overall, Lake Springfield is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for a variety of activities in a beautiful natural setting. Whether you're fishing, boating, hiking, or just enjoying the scenery, Lake Springfield has something for everyone.
Note: When fishing on Lake Springfield, lake rules require you maintain 100? distance from private property.
Largemouth bass: 15? minimum length limit with a creel limit of 6 per day
Crappie: 10? minimum length limit with a creel limit of 10 fish per day
Walleye/sauger: 14? minimum length limit with a creel limit of 6/day
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History & Status of the Fishery
A total of 45 fish species have been collected in Lake Springfield since 1984. While their numbers and potential for successful angling are low, anglers may catch green sunfish, green sunfish x bluegill hybrid, freshwater drum, redear sunfish, or yellow bullhead.
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Tad Locher
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