Hunting and Fishing in Clinton County
A wonderful vacation destination for those who love the great outdoors, Clinton County, Illinois has an abundance of fishing opportunities for anglers. Bass, white bass, crappie, catfish and bluegill are plentiful in Carlyle Lake, Kaskaskia River, or other small lakes at one of our many parks. Carlyle Lake, the largest man-made lake in Illinois, is home to several marinas, where you can dock your own fishing boat or possibly rent one for the day.
Wildlife is abundant in Clinton County. The area surrounding Carlyle Lake is perfect for hiking, as well as viewing and photographing local wildlife. Planning a hunting vacation in Illinois? Seasonal dove, pheasant, and deer hunting is popular in Clinton County.