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Trout Season Begins October 19!


Whether you tie your own fishing flies or are looking for something special to share with your kids, you’ll be happy to know that the 2019 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens Saturday, October 19. Cast your line for rainbow trout (maximum five trout per day) at two Lake County locations:

Banana Lake
Lakewood Forest Preserve
27277 Forest Preserve Road, Wauconda

Sand Lake
Illinois Beach State Park
1 Lake Front Drive, Zion

You’ll need an Illinois Fishing License and an Inland Trout Stamp unless you’re under 16, disabled or actively serving in the armed forces. 

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