Carlyle Lake


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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with parades, block parties and more


Date: 3/13/2018 6:20:00 PM

Anderson Hospital, 6800 State Route 162, Maryville. To donate: 866-448-3253 or, code 9823. Carlyle Lake Area Nature Society — 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15. Carlyle Lake Visitor's Center, 801 Lake Road, Carlyle. Prairie restoration

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Snow geese surge stresses northern breeding grounds

The Daily Journal

Date: 3/1/2018 9:12:00 AM

On a recent visit to Carlyle Lake in downstate Clinton County — the largest man-made lake in Illinois — I experienced the deafening and somewhat hypnotic sounds of thousands of snow geese that seemed to overwhelm the senses. Looking up, I observed a

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Big year ahead for Corps Lake white bass


Date: 2/26/2018 7:00:00 PM

Biologists are also saying white bass remain abundant and exhibit a good population structure at Carlyle Lake. “The overall catch rate was 29 fish per hour of electrofishing,” said IDNR Carlyle Lake fisheries biologists Fred Cronin. “This is about

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Winkeler: The luxury of teenage memories

The Southern Illinoisan

Date: 2/21/2018 11:21:00 PM

In my high school days, the beginning of spring was frequently marked by the first fishing trip to Beaver Creek or Carlyle Lake. One warm early March afternoon while riding the bus home from school, several of us decided the Beaver Creek catfish were as

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Corps releases water from Carlyle Lake into the Mississippi


Date: 2/21/2018 9:40:22 AM

Water officials are keeping a close eye on Mississippi River levels. Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released water storage from Carlyle Lake located on the Kaskaskia River near St. Louis to support river navigation on the Mississippi River

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• River: Kaskaskia River
• Surface Area: 26,000 Acres
Located fifty miles east of St. Louis, Carlyle Lake offers the peaceful
retreat of a small town combined with the grandeur of Illinois' largest
man-made lake. With 26,000 acres of water and 13,000 acres of
surrounding public land, Carlyle Lake offers diverse recreational opportunities and is the perfect scenic getaway for millions of visitors each year.

Water-oriented outdoor recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, and hunting. Expecially attractive to sailboaters. Illinois' largest lake.
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