Carlyle Lake

Current Temperature:
84°

Est Water Temperature:
62° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.07 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 14 Knots (16 MPH)

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Carlyle Lake
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Carlyle Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Carlyle Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Carlyle Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Illinois

County:
Bond

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
38.707431

Longitude:
-89.280010

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
20

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Carlyle Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Carlyle Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Carlyle Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.1/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is in full spawn now the water temperature has climbed up to 62 degrees. The large female bass will be on the beds and holding tight. Spawning bass won't be feeding aggressively at this water temperature but they will be catchable. In addition, all bass don't spawn at the exact same time or water temperature. If you aren't a site fisherman, you should be able to find some larger females and male largemouth on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding so fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Carlyle Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Carlyle Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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Carlyle Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- they dont exist there. to much mud and sewage
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The smallmouth bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again. Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Carlyle Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Carlyle Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.7/5
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Carlyle Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- they dont bite at this lake they are junk

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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The crappie spawn should be really heating up now. Crappie prefers to spawn on gravel bottom typically with brush and/or emergent vegetation for cover. If the lake is void of gravel bottoms, find the rocks or rip rap. Crappie will use the larger structure rocks for cover. Cast some small grub baits in the shallows looking for the spawning crappie. Good luck today!
Carlyle Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Carlyle Lake Walleye Rating:
   3.9/5
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Carlyle Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Drag the bottom with spoons in 4.6ft water
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Carlyle Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Carlyle Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.7/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Carlyle Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Carlyle Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The spotted bass spawn is in full swing now. Fishing will become slower but won't turn off completely. If you are fishing for female bass go with plastics and really slow your presentation and stay around the spawning beds. You should be able to find some larger females and male bass on the standard spring patterns. Female bass will really start to slow down on feeding and the fishing is going to be slower for a few weeks until they move into active patterns again.
Carlyle Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Carlyle Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Carlyle Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- they all froze to death the lake is to shallow
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Carlyle Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Carlyle Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   2.7/5
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Carlyle Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- they all died go to coffeen lake

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Carlyle Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
05:41 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:06 CST







Carlyle Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://dnr.state.il.us  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www1.wildlifelicense.com/il  

State Fishing Records
http://dnr.state.il.us/fish/Page_38.pdf  

State Parks
http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/par...  

State Fishing Information
http://dnr.state.il.us/fish/digest/diges...