ILLINOIS REGISTER 5284
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NOTICE OF ADOPTED AMENDMENTS
through August 31.
35) Daily catch limit for walleye, sauger, or hybrid walleye, singly or in the
aggregate, shall not exceed 3 fish greater than or equal to 14" and less than
18" in total length and/or 1 fish greater than 24" in total length daily creel
limitdaily, no more than one of which may be greater than 24 inches in
total length and no more than 2 of which may be less than 18 inches in
total length and greater than or equal to 14 inches in total length.
36) Except that sportfishermen may not use a minnow seine, minnow trap,
cast net, or shad scoop for bait collecting in the following water areas:
Charleston Lower Channel Lake tailwaters from that portion of the
Embarras River from the Charleston Lower Channel Lake Dam
downstream to the Route 130 Bridge.
Clinton Lake tailwaters from that portion of Salt Creek from the Clinton
Dam downstream to the Route 10 Bridge
Cook County Forest Preserve District Waters (except in the Des Plaines
Lake Decatur tailwaters from that portion of the Sangamon River from the
Lake Decatur Dam downstream to the Route 48 Bridge.
37) All smallmouth bass taken must be less than 12 inches in total length or
greater than 18 inches in total length. Only 1 bass greater than 18 inches
and 2 bass less than 12 inches may be taken in the creel daily.
38) All largemouth and smallmouth bass taken must be less than 14 inches in
total length or greater than 18 inches in total length. Only 1 bass greater
than 18 inches and 5 bass less than 14 inches may be taken in the creel
39) Powerton Lake shall be closed to boat traffic, except for legal waterfowl
hunters, from one week prior to regular waterfowl season to February 15,
and closed to all unauthorized entry during the regular goose and duck
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