Fishing At Sangchris Lake
AKA: Lake Sangchris
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie and striped bass at Sangchris Lake in Illinois.
Surrounded by farm land with tree-lined shores, Sangchris Lake is a 2,300-acre lake in the central part of the state. There is a limit on boat motor size of 25HP. And there is plenty of shoreline to fish from a boat, and in some areas from the bank. 97 miles of shoreline house a healthy body of water which contains populations of bass, catfish, crappie and stripers. Boat launch ramps on the major arms of the lake make for easy launching of a variety of fishing boats including bass boats, pontoons and other fishing boats, plus pleasure and sail boats. There are multiple locations for portage of a canoe or kayak for fishing or sightseeing.
Primary fish species residing in Sangchris Lake
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Sangchris Lake 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
Hickory Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off County Road 2010 N, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Sangchris Lake West Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off N 200 E Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Strawkas Point Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off County Road 1650 N, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Hickory Point Campground - 217 498-9208
Deer Run Campground - 217 498-9208
Springfield KOA Campground - 217 498-7002
Sangchris Lake IL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Sangchris Lake State Park
9898 Cascade Rd.
Rochester IL 62563
IDNR District Fisheries 217 622-7219
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Sangchris Lake offers catfish, crappie and bass fishing in central Illinois.