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The Lake at Independence Grove Fishing

Independence Grove, Libertyville
115 acres | max depth: 49 feet

We've transformed a sterile gravel quarry with steep sides into a rich aquatic ecosystem with gently graded slopes and underwater islands. There is good fishing here, especially for bass. Your luck will increase when you fish from a boat, available for rent at the Marina. Bait, tackle, and concessions are also for sale.

Note: Catch-and-release fishing is mandatory at this site. This program makes it recreational for anglers and beneficial for nature. Anglers are encouraged to use barbless, non-stainless steel hooks. Dogs, horses and other pets are not permitted here. A parking fee applies for nonresidents.



Located in central Lake County near Libertyville. At corner of Buckley Road (Route 137) and Milwaukee Avenue (Route 21), go east on Buckley Road to preserve entrance. Lake is within sight of parking lots.

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