The lake County Forest Preserve District opened two of it’s three ice fishing sites to fishing today, The district will not allow fishing on any of the designated lakes with less than 4.5″ of clear ice
The first site open is at Independence Grove, ice fishing is permitted on the south bay only. Catch-and-release fishing is mandatory at this site.
The second site open is at Lakewood Forest Preserve, ice fishing is permitted on Banana Lake only.
Sterling Lake is closed until further notice, Remember always call the lcfpd Winter Sports Hotline for latest conditions, openings & closings @ 847-968-3235