Listed below are the best fishing lakes near DeKalb. Our fishing community has rated these lakes as having the best fishing via their submitted fishing reports. To find more detailed information click on the lakes name. The lake page contains a fishing map with catch photos, fishing spots and other nearby features as well as fishing reports and general information about the lake.
DeKalb is a medium sized town in DeKalb County Illinois, United States Of America. Visiting anglers will find the 43,842 people of DeKalb some of the most welcoming and pleasant people in Illinois. Local anglers have a select list of lakes to chose from when looking to land that massive lunker. Of the 56 lakes nearby, these are some of the best; Spring Lake, Lake Campton, Parris Lake, Nelson Lake, Peck Lake, Lake Plano, Willow Lake, Mastodon Lake, Lake Braewood and Island Lake. For those anglers preferring to fish in rivers, creeks and streams, they will find the area around DeKalb offers about 174 options within 50 km. Some of these rivers are North Branch South Branch Kishwaukee River, East Branch South Branch Kishwaukee River, Middle Branch South Branch Kishwaukee River, South Branch South Branch Kishwaukee River, East Branch Kilbuck Creek, Battle Creek, Deer Creek, Bull Run, Swan Drain and Johns Creek Tributary.