Baldwin Lake

Current Temperature:
57°

Est Water Temperature:
70° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.23 (High)

Wind Speed:
North-East at 06 Knots (7 MPH)

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Baldwin Lake
National Pro Reports

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-09-10
Old Hickory can sure fish tough in the fall, but this fall has been a bit tougher then others. We have been running several trips a week with mixed results ranging from good to super tough. The fish ... [more]

-Ian Huey

Illinois Reports

Lake Manteno, IL
2014-09-15
Easy to access shore fishing or fish off the boat docs,their is only one area boats hardly go so wake can be an issue bluegill bite easy and with so many rocks they stay close to shore other speci... [more]

Baldwin Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Baldwin 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. Vital fishing information for Baldwin Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. 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:
Randolph

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
38.216688

Longitude:
-89.866807

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:
Powerplant

Maximum Depth (ft):
20

Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:


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Baldwin Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Baldwin Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   3.8/5
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Baldwin Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Largemouth bass are scarce due to a fish kill 2 years ago. Population is slowly recovering, with the average fish around 17 inches.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
70 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.
Baldwin Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Baldwin Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.9/5
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Baldwin Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Smallies are improving, and more abundant than largemouth bass. Average fish runs around 15\".
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 70. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Baldwin Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Baldwin Lake Crappie Rating:
   2.2/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Baldwin Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Baldwin Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.4/5
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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.
Baldwin Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Baldwin Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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Baldwin Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- this has way to many dead fish floating in the southern end of the lake and most
of the fish are in their 30 pound range and theres an oily film on the water
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Baldwin Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Baldwin Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3/5
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Baldwin Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- really good on top water especially a mouse!
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 70 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.
Baldwin Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Baldwin Lake White Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Baldwin Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Baldwin Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   3.9/5
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Baldwin Lake 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 a new 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:
06:45 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:02 CST







Baldwin 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...