Dresden Cooling Lake

Current Temperature:
25°

Est Water Temperature:
41° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.32 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Dresden Cooling Lake
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Dresden Cooling Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Dresden Cooling 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 Dresden Cooling 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:
Will

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
41.351920

Longitude:
-88.228761

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

Boat Access:


Boat Limits:


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Dresden Cooling Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Dresden Cooling Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 41 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.
Dresden Cooling Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Dresden Cooling Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   0/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 41 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.
Dresden Cooling Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Dresden Cooling Lake Crappie Rating:
   0/5
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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.
Dresden Cooling Lake Walleye Fishing

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Dresden Cooling Lake Walleye Rating:
   5/5
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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.
Dresden Cooling Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Dresden Cooling Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.8/5
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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.
Dresden Cooling Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Dresden Cooling Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   0/5
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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.
Dresden Cooling Lake White Bass Fishing

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Dresden Cooling Lake White Bass Rating:
   1.5/5
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Dresden Cooling Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Dresden Cooling Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   1/5
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Dresden Cooling 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:
08:17 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
17:22 CST







Dresden Cooling 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...