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Lake Vermilion

Vermilion County - Illinois
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Lake Vermillion is located on the west edge of the City of Danville.
Site Regulations:
Largemouth bass: 15" length limit, 6 fish daily limit
Crappie: 10 fish daily limit for fish less than 10 inches; 10 fish daily limit for fish greater than or equal to 10 inches.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake Vermilion, IL

How big is Lake Vermilion?
Lake Vermilion is approximately 900 sq acres (3.6 sq km) in size.

How deep is Lake Vermilion?
Lake Vermilion is approximately 30 feet (9.2 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 12 feet (3.7 m).

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

What are the closest cities to Lake Vermilion?
Nearby cities and towns include Danville, IL, Tilton, IL and Bismarck, IL.

Are there places to stay in the Lake Vermilion 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! Lake Vermilion 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 topographical lake maps available Lake Vermilion?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Lake Vermilion (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there places to eat and drink near Lake Vermilion?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the fishing outlook for Lake Vermilion?
What does the future look like for Lake Vermilion? We have some insignt on what to expect for a number of fish species in Lake Vermilion.

Explore the Lake Vermilion area in a RV
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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Controling Authority
Lake Vermilion:
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Mike Garthaus

What is the average air temp for Lake Vermilion?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Lake Vermilion? 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 65°F (18°C) to a low around 45°F (7°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 Lake Vermilion?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Lake Vermilion.

For more Illinois State Park information see our State Park Guide.

Lake Vermilion Reviews
Below is the word on street about Lake Vermilion.
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andrew m.
1 star rating
Way to many dangerous and stationary logs around from the river it is a death trap to boaters. And way to much structure good luck finding the fish, and the only way to really access these fish is with a Jon boat.
Reviewed Apr 28, 2009

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Lake Vermilion...
Skyline Lake 5.2 mi 29 12 ft
Sportsman Lake 5.4 mi 35 50 ft
Inland Sea Lake 5.4 mi 20
Clear Lake 5.7 mi 38
Long Lake 5.7 mi 50
Homer Lake 19.8 mi 81 24 ft
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