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Guided Fishing Trips on Lake Shelbyville!

Guided fishing trips year-round at Lake Shelbyville in Illinois. Enjoy the day, fish your limit of white bass, crappie, and walleye while you learn more about fishing from professional fishing guide, Steve Welch.

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Lake Shelbyville 2015 (Weather Permitting)

July 29
August 17,18,20,25,27,31
September 2,3,8,9,10
October 4-9,11-16,18-30
November 1-7,9-13,16-20,22-30

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Current Conditions for Shelbyville, IL

Temperature: 79.3 F

Relative Humidity: 88%

Dewpoint: 76 F

Wind: Calm

Today's percipitation: 0.00 in (0 mm)

Partly Cloudy


Detailed Forecast for Shelbyville, IL.

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1st place win at the Crappie USA Qualifying Tournament
Steve Welch won 1st Place at the Crappie USA Qualifying Tournament on Lake Shelbyville on May 10, 2008.

Lake Shelbyville
Fishing Report

The lake has warmed up a ton this past week and the water temps are hovering in the 84-86 range. We have had very calm warm days and this has started a huge algae bloom. This has brought all the bait to the surface and the crappie as well. You can’t catch a fish deeper than 12 feet and this algae bloom has the depth finders looking like a fog with nothing below twelve feet.

What this has done is all the brush piles I was just hammering the crappie from are all now too deep. With the lake still nine feet over summer pool and dropping.

I have had to go back to my old days at Mark Twain and pendulum either a jig or a plain minnow past standing trees. Catch one then move to the next tree. It is all I got is what I have told clients this past week and it looks like all I will have for at least three weeks or until this lake drops about four feet or more.

I have not heard any reports on white bass and the bass fishermen I have seen out are all in the flooded willows.

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Fishing Articles by Steve Welch

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Find our Fishing Products at These Local Retailers

Atwood Armory - 4mi N of Atwood on County Rd 1175N
Chip's Marine
- At the entrance to the Forest "Bo" Woods Recreation Area, 4mi S of Sullivan, IL on Rt 32
Coon Creek Castaways - 1643 County Highway 42, Shelbyville, IL
Crappie Pro Shop -
130 South Division, Carterville IL
Gregory's Resort - At the entrance to Lithia Springs Marina
Howie's Lakeside - South of Sullivan on Rt. 32 Bruce/Findley Rd. Crossing
L.B.s Outdoors - 2886 S. Mount Zion Rd., Deactur, IL 62521
Millrich Outdoors - 1059 E. Columbia St., Arthur, IL
Spillway Motel - Shelbyville Dam on Rt 16

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