Illinois Map

Pounds Hollow Lake

Contact Info
Shawnee National Forest
Route 2, Box 4
Vienna, IL 62931

Phone:
618-287-2201
Basics
Size:
28 acres
Season:
Year round

Description

Anglers must not use more than 2 poles and each pole must not have more than 2 hooks or lures attached while fishing.

Largemouth Bass & Channel Catfish: 6 fish daily creel limit

Largemouth Bass: 15 minimum length.

A paved road leading to the lake provides excellent all weather access.

Fishing from small carry in boats, equipped with electric motors, is the preferred way to fish this lake.

Electric motors only.

Relax at this 28-acre picturesque lake nestled in a deep wooded valley. Enjoy paddle-boating and a hike along the Rim Rock Trail were you can explore an ancient Indian wall, Fat Man's Squeeze, and Ox-Lot cave.

Fishing

Fish:
Largemouth Bass
Channel Catfish
Bluegill

Details

Size:
28 acres
Season:
Year round
Camping Info
A 35-unit campground with a small picnic area opens in early April and closes in mid December.

Amenities

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Traveling south from Harrisburg take Illinois Route 34/145 to Mitchellsville and continue southeast on Illinois Route 34 to the Karbers Ridge Blacktop (Garden of the Gods road) and travel east until you reach Pounds Hollow Lake.


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