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EVERGREEN LAKE

Located 10 miles North of Bloomington/Normal off of Interstate 39

LAKE MAP

McLean County
HB Pond Management


LAKE INFORMATION
  • Surface Acres: 900 acres
  • Maximum Depth: 55 feet
  • Average Depth: 19 feet
  • Shoreline Miles: 22.5 miles
  • 2 Boat Ramps
  • 10 Horsepower Motor Limit

A SOUTHERN PART OF EVERGREEN LAKE- AROUND DEER ISLAND and ALL OF SIX-MILE CREEK BAY IS CLOSED TO GAS MOTORS from Oct. 15th through Jan. 1st. to allow for resting areas for migratory waterfowl YOU ARE ALLOWED TO STILL RUN A TROLLING MOTOR IN THESE AREAS ONLY-

Also, the ENTIRE lake and park, with the exception of the campgound, is CLOSED to general use Nov. 21st-23rd and Dec. 4th-7th for the Deer Management Program. --

LENGTH LIMITS

  1. 14-inch size limit for Walleye, Sauger, or Hybrid Walleye (Saugeye).
  2. 15-inch size limit for Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass.
  3. 48-inch size limit for Musky.
  4. 15 fish creel limit for crappie

 

CATCH AND RELEASE WEIGHT CALCULATOR

MOON PHASE
Moon Phase Calendar

Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Calendar


WATERCRAFT REGULATIONS

An Evergreen Lake Watercraft Registration is required on ALL watercraft, including sailboards. Registrations can be done at the Comlara Park Visitor's Center or at self-registration drop boxes located at boat launch facilities.

Evergreen Lake Watercraft Registration:

  • Annual fee $45.00 ( McLean County Residents receive $10 Discount)
  • Daily Fee $16.00 ( McLean County residents receive $ 4 Discount)
  • Anglers using boats are limited to using a 10 horsepower (or less) engine.
  • NO MOTORS ARE ALLOWED ON SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE LAKE FROM OCT. 15 - JAN. 1 TO ALLOW FOR MIGRATORY WATERFOWL.


WEEKLY FISHING REPORTS

McLean County
Larry's Fishing Hole
Lake-Link


FISHING FORECAST

Weather.com


CAMPING

Evergreen Lake has an outstanding campground and facilities.

For more information or if you have any questions, please feel free to call  (309) 726-2022, Ext. 221 or e-mail  parks@mcleancountyil.gov

For more info http://www.mcleancountyil.gov/Parks/Camping.htm


GUIDES

Duane Serck

Thad Hinshaw

Paul Center

John Askins - Central Illinois Guide Service - Phone 309-968-6453

Duane Landmeier

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION ON EVERGREEN LAKE RULES, REGULATIONS AND FACILITIES VISIT http://www.mcleancountyil.gov/index.aspx?nid=360


LODGING

Days Inn-El Paso

630 W Main St
El Paso , IL Map
(309) 527-7070 


Super 8

25 Linco Dr
El Paso , IL Map
(309) 527-4949 


Best Western-University

6 Traders Cir
Normal , IL Map
(309) 454-4070 


Super 8

2 Traders Cir
Normal , IL Map
(309) 454-5858 


Staywood Hotel & Conference

8 Traders Cir
Normal , IL Map
(309) 452-8300 


Motel 6

1600 N Main St
Normal , IL Map
(309) 452-0422 


Candlewood Suites

203 Susan Dr
Normal , IL Map
(309) 862-4100 


Comfort Suites

310 Greenbriar Dr # B
Normal , IL Map
(309) 452-8588 


Courtyard-Bloomington

310 Greenbriar Dr # A
Normal , IL Map
(309) 862-1166 


Holiday Inn Exp-Bloomington

1715 Parkway Plaza Dr
Normal , IL Map
(309) 862-1600 


Days Inn-Bloomington Normal

202 Landmark Dr
Normal , IL Map
(309) 454-6600 


Signature Inn

101 S Veterans Pkwy
Normal , IL Map
(309) 454-4044 


Hampton Inn

320 S Towanda Ave
Normal , IL Map
(309) 452-8900 


Baymont Inn & Suites

604 1/2 IAA Drive
Bloomington , IL
(309) 662-2800
Fax (309) 662-2811

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