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Black Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 272
Area: 7,593 acres
Shoreline Length: 63.7 miles
Max Depth: 40 feet
Mean Depth: 8 feet
Town: Morristown


OPRHP concrete ramp site adjacent to Hammonds-Edwardsville County Road, 2 miles west of the Hamlet of Edwardsville in the Town of Morristown.

Fish Species:

Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead


Black Lake is well known for its panfish, especially black crappie. Bluegill and yellow perch also provide excellent opportunities with fish upwards of 10-12" common. Panfish are targeted year around. Largemouth and smallmouth bass provide some great angling with fish 3-5 pounds commonly caught. Ample walleye and northern pike are available to round out the primary sportfish.


Special Angling Regulations apply.

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