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Norris City Reservoir

White County, IL
White County, IL
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Norris City Reservoir is located approximately one half mile east of Norris City.
Norris City Reservoir has a surface area of 28.0 acres, maximum depth of 22.0 feet, with an average depth of 11.0 feet. The reservoir has a storage capacity of 308.0 acre feet of water and a shoreline distance of 1.5 miles that is primarily rip-rap.
28 acres
LAKE SIZE
37 feet
MAX DEPTH
FISH TO CATCH
Bluegill
Channel Catfish
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Norris City Reservoir.
FISHING OUTLOOK
BLUEGILL
Good GOOD
Bluegill size structure remains constant as most catchable fish are between 6 and 7.5 inches.
CHANNEL CATFISH
Excellent EXCELLENT
Anglers continue to report excellent catches of channel catfish. Many fish reported and collected during electro fishing surveys are 16 inches or better.
CRAPPIE
Fair FAIR
Black and white crappie are present in Norris City Reservoir and fishing as reported from anglers has been fair. Anglers should target crappie around structure using minnows and jigs.
LARGEMOUTH BASS
Good GOOD
Many fish between 0.5 to 1.5 pounds are present with larger bass sampled and reportedly being caught by anglers.
PLACES TO SAY
STAY 22: Norris City Reservoir
HISTORY AND STATUS OF FISHERY
Recent survey data suggests Norris City Reservoir is currently supporting a balanced fishery. Fish most commonly sought after by anglers include largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, crappie and occasionally flathead catfish.

CONTACT / CONTROLLING AUTHORITY
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Kurt Daine
618-949-3432
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