Ice Fishing is permitted during the winter season at 22 designated lakes and sloughs throughout the County. Ice fishermen should check ice thickness before going out on any frozen body of water. A minimum of four inches of solid ice over the entire lake is recommended before individuals attempt ice fishing. Hours: 8am-sunset.
Ice fishing is permitted on the following listed lakes and sloughs only. Additional lakes may be available. For information, please call (708) 771-1335.
Ice Fishing Lakes
E. J. Beck Lake
Big Bend Lake
Bode Lake – South
Busse Lake – Main Pool
Busse Lake – South Pool
Sag Quarry – East
Sag Quarry – West
Public safety requires the closing of many Forest Preserve parking lots and driveways during the winter season. However, parking facilities involved with winter sports will be open daily
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