Lake Shelbyville

Current Temperature:
27°

Est Water Temperature:
39° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.44 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 03 Knots (3 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):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 39 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.
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 fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 39 degrees. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a smallmouth.
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 fishing is sometimes at its best with the water temperature down this low. Crappie will be in large schools and follow the large shad schools around in extremely deep water. Find the deepest parts of your lake in old river channels and scan your graph for schooling shad. When you find the school, drop your plastics or live bait down to the bottom of the shad and get ready. Many crappie fishermen will be catching awesome numbers and size of fish this time of year. If you are brave enough to get out on the water this time when the water temperature is this cold, it can really pay off. Be careful out there, remember to boat safely. Never take any chances at these temperatures.
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):
Walleye function very well in the colder water temperatures. Try fishing some open flats and definitely use live bait when the water temperature is this low. Plastics with scent added will also produce results, but nothing beats live bait for walleye.
Lake Shelbyville Catfish Fishing

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

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Lake Shelbyville Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.3/5
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Lake Shelbyville Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature down this low. It's time to fish deep and slow. Try some deep primary points, drop offs, and old river channels with rocks. Jigs, plastics and deep jerk baits will be your best bet to boat a Spotted.
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:
The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be another full moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.
Sunrise:
12:06

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
22:09







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...