Guide To Fishing At Lake Lou Yeager
AKA: Lou Yeager Reservoir
A summer vacation paradise, Lake Lou Yeager is a water activity haven. This 1,300-acre lake in the central part of the state, 2 miles northeast of Litchfield, offers swimming, water sports, kids activities and fishing.
While the kids are playing at Milnot Beach, dad can search out his favorite fish species along 45 miles of shoreline. Bass, catfish, crappie and sunfish are plentiful here with fishing tournaments held annually. Boat launch ramps and a marina with bait are open to the public.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish and warmouth at Lake Lou Yeager in Illinois.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Lou Yeager
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Lou Yeager Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Litchfield Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Beach House Trail, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Marina Lane Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Marina Lane, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Click here for a Illinois Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Rainmaker Campground - 217 741-7595
Lake Lou Yeager Campground - 217 324-4771
Bicentennial Campgroud at Lake Lou Yaeger - 217 324-4771
Blossom at Country Bend Campground - 217 324-2363
Kamper kompanion Rv Park & Campground - 217 324-4747
Lake Lou Yeager IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Lou Yeager
Lake Lou Yaeger Marina
4943 Beach House Trail
Litchfield, IL 62056
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Lake Lou Yeager in IL
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, catfish, crappie and sunfish in central IL.