Carlyle Lake News

5/19/2018 8:20:00 PM
Chicago Sun-Times
CARLYLE, Ill. — Well, fish were being caught immediately after take-off this morning at Carlyle Lake. It should be an interesting final day for the Illinois High School Association’s 10th state championship for bass fishing. Boat 66, Marist ...

5/19/2018 5:18:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
Panther seniors Kyle Kreger and Dalton Pyatt caught limits both days to win the Illinois High School Association’s 10th state championship for bass fishing on Carlyle Lake. The Panthers, tied for first with Rochelle after Day 1, finished second in 2014.

5/17/2018 3:47:00 AM
Morris Herald-News
The two qualified for this weekend's state tournament at Carlyle Lake. MORRIS — Bryce Mahnke has been fishing since he was two years old. Eyin Stanford started doing it on a regular basis just a year ago, but he has taken to it fully. The two combined to ...

5/13/2018 7:40:00 AM
Chicago Tribune
Weather delayed the High School Bass Fishing sectionals tournament on the Chain O’Lakes in northern Lake and McHenry counties for four days, but we have some county winners heading south for the state finals next weekend at Carlyle Lake in Carlyle.

5/6/2018 12:58:00 PM
BND
Carlyle Lake beaches are closed as officials work to prepare the swimming areas and make sure there is no debris in the water for the summer season, according to a Facebook post from those who manage the lake. Possible debris may have come into the ...

5/2/2018 5:11:00 PM
The Pantagraph
The top three teams by weight in each sectional advance to the state championship May 18-19 at Carlyle Lake. Illinois high school fishing has gained popularity since its inception in 2008 and numerous other states have or are building their own state ...

4/5/2018 11:23:00 AM
WJBD
The level of Carlyle Lake continues to climb as water is held back to help reduce flood stages on the Lower Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. The level on Wednesday was more than a foot above where high water begins to impact facility. The Lake is expected ...

3/27/2018 4:18:00 PM
BND
Controversy surrounding a Carlyle Lake tavern has led to a public hearing and the resignation of at least one village official. The Keys on Lake Carlyle is a bar and grill and live-music venue in Keyesport, on the shores of Carlyle Lake. The restaurant’s ...

3/22/2018 5:30:00 AM
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Keyesport is about 60 miles east of St. Louis, near Carlyle Lake. The Belleville News-Democrat reports Voss' bail was set at $250,000. However during the hearing, she was in custody in St. Clair County on an unrelated methamphetamine charge. It wasn't ...

3/13/2018 6:20:00 PM
BND
Anderson Hospital, 6800 State Route 162, Maryville. To donate: 866-448-3253 or www.bloodcenterimpact.org, code 9823. Carlyle Lake Area Nature Society — 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15. Carlyle Lake Visitor's Center, 801 Lake Road, Carlyle. Prairie restoration ...

3/1/2018 9:12:00 AM
The Daily Journal
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 ...

2/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
RiverBender
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 ...

2/21/2018 11:21:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
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 ...

2/21/2018 9:40:22 AM
KFVS12
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 ...

2/21/2018 6:55:00 AM
BND
The Polar Plunge, presented by Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a flying leap — a leap into the frigid waters of Carlyle Lake. Participants must raise $100 in donations from ...

2/17/2018 10:57:00 PM
qconline
The only competitions are IHSA sectionals and a state tournament. This year’s finals will be Friday and Saturday, May 18-19 at Carlyle Lake. Teams that qualify at sectionals will compete with two fishermen per boat with an adult. “These are kids who ...

1/31/2018 1:16:00 PM
WJBD Radio
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will offer an opportunity for individuals to obtain a Special Use Permit to cut up downed trees in the Dam West Campground. Permits will be available at the Carlyle Lake Project Office from 7:30-4pm ...

1/31/2018 9:14:00 AM
BND
Information: Carlyle Lake Project Office, 618-594-2484 or carlylelake@usace.army.mil. Bald Eagle Days at Pere Marquette State Park — 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Pere Marquette State Park, 13112 Visitor Center ...

1/9/2018 8:41:00 AM
www.riverbender.com
According to fisheries biologists, the channel catfish population at Carlyle Lake appears to have improved substantially over the past several years. The fish are now very abundant and composed of many different size classes. To say this year will be ...

1/1/2018 10:44:00 AM
KPLR 11
Or you can give your old tree to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake in Illinois, to be submerged as a fish shelter. St. Louis City allows tree drop offs at Forest Park, O’Fallon Park, and Carondelet Park.

12/30/2017 11:01:00 PM
KY Forward
If you put it in the right place, they will be there.” This tendency inspired the Christmas tree recycling program at Illinois’s Carlyle Lake. A manmade reservoir first filled in 1967, the lake is one of several places in the country that transform ...

12/27/2017 1:47:00 PM
atlasobscura.com
“They like any kind of structure. if you put it in the right place, they will be there.” Trees float in Carlyle Lake, on their way to becoming artificial reefs. Doug Wasmuth This tendency inspired the Christmas tree recycling program at Illinois’s ...

12/27/2017 6:00:00 AM
The Verge
Photo: East Bay Regional Park District After 20 years, however, Christmas trees are still refurbished as reefs at Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois. Every season, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the US Army Corps of Engineers collect ...

12/26/2017 10:59:00 AM
BND
Clinton County is also offering Christmas tree recycling until Jan. 30; the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is collecting the trees to provide shelter for fish in Carlyle Lake.

12/21/2017 7:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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12/14/2017 10:53:00 AM
KPLR 11
ST. LOUIS, MO —Don’t just toss your tree to the curb when the holiday season is over. The US Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be collecting used Christmas trees for their annual recycling project. The Corps of Engineers along with the ...

12/14/2017 5:21:00 AM
Fox2now
ST. LOUIS, MO —Don’t just toss your tree to the curb when the holiday season is over. The US Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will be collecting used Christmas trees for their annual recycling project. The Corps of Engineers along with the ...

12/8/2017 12:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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12/1/2017 10:18:00 AM
ducks.org
The latest survey tallied nearly 55,000 ducks, including many early migrating species and more than 100,000 light geese. Carlyle Lake alone had 18,500 ducks, mostly mallards and gadwalls. Union County had 34,000 snow geese and 6,000 white-fronted geese ...

11/20/2017 10:03:52 PM
Commercial News
And, let’s not forget the IDNR had a state park, South Shore State Park at Carlyle Lake, repossessed last year because the agency lacked funds for basic maintenance. It makes more sense to repair roads and trails, replace biologists and staff state parks ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/15/2017 4:16:00 PM
CHICAGO READER
(If you're thinking of heading downstate, Krankeola says, "We've got a World Heritage center at Cahokia Mounds; we've got Gateway Motor Sports Park, Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Carlyle Lake Wine Trail. A lot of opportunities for a staycation.") It literally ...

11/13/2017 10:17:00 PM
The Southern
White Tail Access at Carlyle Lake isn’t well known to the human species. But, every duck, shorebird and pelican migrating through the Midwest has White Tail Access imprinted on their internal navigation systems. Tucked into the northeast corner of ...

11/7/2017 6:50:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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11/7/2017 7:00:00 AM
flwfishing.com
2018 State Athletic Association Events: March 17 GICAA Georgia State Championship – TBD TBD May 20 IHSA Illinois State Championship – Carlyle Lake Carlyle, Ill. April 21 KHSAA Kentucky Regional Championship – Lake Barkley Kuttawa, Ky. April 21 KHSAA ...

10/28/2017 5:04:00 PM
capitalgazette.com
“We all grew up sailing together in St. Louis and on Carlyle Lake,” Moriarty said. “When I asked if they wanted to join me for this regatta, they thought it sounded like fun and they flew in for it.” Moriarty said doing well for the Wild Horses ...

10/25/2017 9:48:00 AM
www.riverbender.com
Fillback said the next Edwardsville Police Department Special Olympics event will be the polar plunge on Feb. 24, 2018, at Carlyle Lake. Fillback said anyone interested in joining their group should contact him at the Edwardsville Police Department.

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/18/2017 10:27:00 AM
BND
Tickets: John or Judy Roberts, 618-245-9133. Haunted Trail at Carlyle Lake — 6:30-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Trail begins at the Carlyle McDonalds parking lot with a hayride to the Little Prairie Nature trail. Admission is $6. All proceeds go to the ...

10/17/2017 9:56:00 AM
BND
There will be candy, costume contests, games and a photo booth. All activities are free. Oct. 20-21 — Haunted Trail at Carlyle Lake. 6:30-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Trail begins at the Carlyle McDonalds parking lot with a hayride to the Little Prairie ...





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