Win prizes. Compete to catch the largest carp, and the most carp. Help reduce carp overpopulation.
Fish to your heart’s content in the South Bay from 6:30am-noon. Catch and keep, or turn your carp in to us. No limit. Fishing from shoreline only. Boat rental not available during the event. State fishing license regulations apply.
Cost $10 per person.
Cash prizes awarded for largest total carp caught (by weight), and largest single carp caught (by weight). Check in at the marina. For complete details, call 847-968-3499.
A valid Illinois fishing license is required for ages 16 and older. Purchase at the marina at Independence Grove Forest Preserve, many sporting goods stores, or from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
State fishing regulations, including site-specific regulations, apply at all forest preserve waterways. Visit the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for full details.