Eureka Lake

Current Temperature:
72°

Est Water Temperature:
52° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.08 (High)

Wind Speed:
East at 06 Knots (7 MPH)

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Eureka Lake
National Pro Reports

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2015-04-15
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Illinois Reports

Eureka Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Eureka 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. Eureka 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:
Woodford

Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Municipal Park

Latitude:
40.705076

Longitude:
-89.281949

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
20

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Dirt Ramps

Boat Limits:
Trolling Only

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Eureka Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Eureka Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.3/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 52 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Eureka Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Eureka Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 52 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Eureka Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Eureka Lake Crappie Rating:
   4/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Eureka Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Eureka Lake Walleye Rating:
   1.3/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Eureka Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Eureka Lake Catfish Rating:
   3/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Eureka Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Eureka Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   -5/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Eureka Lake White Bass Fishing

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Eureka Lake White Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Eureka Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Eureka Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   -5/5
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Eureka Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The full moon has just past. The gravitational pull is starting to decrease with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today's solar/lunar peaks. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.
Sunrise:
05:54 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:53 CST







Eureka 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...