Heidecke Lake, Illinois

Heidecke Lake is an excellent spot for pole-and-line fishermen. Located southeast of Morris, Illinois, in the Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, it regularly produces trophy-size bass. Although there are no fees for fishing, an Illinois license is required. Anglers are limited to two poles each. Swimming and skiing are prohibited. The only boats allowed are those used for waterfowl hunting and fishing.

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Things to do & local info

Local Info
Hiking Trails:
Tallgrass Nature Trail

Heap's Pumpkin Farm
Ellis House and Equestrian Center
Splash Station

Picnic Sites:
Hickory Creek Barrens Nature Preserve

State Parks
Gebhard Woods State Park, Illinois
Goose Lake Prairie State Park, Illinois
Heidecke State Fish and Wildlife Area, Illinois
William G. Stratton State Park, Illinois

Nature Reserves
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve

Amusement and Water Parks
Haunted Trails, Burbank, Illinois 60459
Fishing Bait and Tackle Shops
Bedford Sales, 815-942-1333, 879 Bedford Road, Morris 60450
Big R Store, 815-942-2153, 2655 Sycamore Drive, Morris 60450
Bass Pro Shops, 630-296-2700, 709 Janes Ave., Bolingbrook 60440

Fishing Guides and Charters
AJ Charters, 8304 S 82nd Ct, Justice 60458

Fishing Regulations and license information
Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Division of Fisheries

Closest Cities
Joliet, Illinois
Aurora, Illinois
Lansing, Illinois

Closest Airports
Chicago O'Hare International, Illinois
Chicago Midway Airport, Illinois

Regional Airports
Morris Muni - James R. Washburn Field Airport, Illinois
Bult Field Airport, Illinois
Lewis University Airport, Illinois

Decent spot not too far from Joliet. Nathan75

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Restaurants in the vicinity
Sherwood Oaks
Hong Kong Chop Suey Restaurant
LA Mex Fine Mexican Cuisine
Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders
Culver's of Morris
Hotels in the vicinity
Best Western Of Morris
Comfort Inn
Park Motel
Super 8 Morris IL
Motel 55


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