Lake Shelbyville

Current Temperature:
72°

Est Water Temperature:
68° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.91 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
North-East at 05 Knots (6 MPH)

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Lake Shelbyville
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Lake Shelbyville General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Lake Shelbyville 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. Lake Shelbyville 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:


Inpoundment Type:
Lake

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
Army Corps

Latitude:
39.501830

Longitude:
-88.675460

Water Clarity:
3-6 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
65

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Lake Shelbyville Community Fishing Reports


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Lake Shelbyville Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.5/5
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Lake Shelbyville Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Try fishing a 1/8 oz Beetle Spin with a 3" Gulp minnow (instead of the grub). Within a few hours, caught and released 10 largemouth bass and several crappie in the coves between Wolf Creek and Lithia Springs on 4/30/10.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
68 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Lake Shelbyville Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.4/5
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Lake Shelbyville Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- there aren't any smallmouth in this lake
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 68. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Shelbyville Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Crappie Rating:
   3.5/5
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Lake Shelbyville Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- 3/4/2011 Fished under the bridge water muddy from rains water level down 5 feet due to winter pool no action.
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie will be coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding much more aggressively making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Crappie will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into schools again in the old river channels. It?s time to hit the water. Have fun today!
Lake Shelbyville Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Walleye Rating:
   3.5/5
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Lake Shelbyville Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Fish evenings and at night for best results.
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Lake Shelbyville Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Catfish Rating:
   2.1/5
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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.
Lake Shelbyville Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 68 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Lake Shelbyville White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Lake Shelbyville White Bass Rating:
   3.2/5
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Lake Shelbyville White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The white bass are hitting strong below the spillway on any color spoon. Good size and good fight.
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Lake Shelbyville Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Striped Bass Rating:
   2.2/5
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):


Lake Shelbyville Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
Full Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at opposite times of the day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The full moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, it?s always fun to fish a little more aggressive. 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. Full moon days can be great fishing. Good luck today!
Sunrise:
05:35 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:22 CST







Lake Shelbyville Links
Camping Info
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Shelbyville/reserve.htm  

Army Corps. Lake P
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Shelbyville/  

DWP Lake Info
http://www.lakeshelbyville.com/  

Lake Map
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Shelbyville/map.htm  

Guide Service
http://www.lakeshelbyvilleguide.com/  

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...