BANNER MARSH STATE FISH & WILDLIFE AREA

Wheel Lake

Shovel Lake

Johnson Lake

Located off Route 24 between Banner and Bartonville. Near Peoria and Pekin.

Lake Map

Sportsman’s Connection

Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources

Lake-Link - Shovel Lake

Lake-Link - Wheel Lake

Lake-Link - Johnson Lake

Lake Information

All lakes close to boat fishing on October 18. Bank fishing is allowed after 1:00 on Johnson and Shovel. No fishing is allowed on Wheel during the waterfowl season.

  • 25 horsepower motor limit
  • Park Information
  • Closed October 1 until end of waterfowl season. Visit the IDNR website for waterfowl regulations.
  • Friends of Rice Lake - this group is working to help preserve and improve the Rice Lake area which includes Banner Marsh

FISHING REPORTS

Larry's Fishing Hole

CATCH AND RELEASE WEIGHT CALCULATOR

MOON PHASE
Moon Phase Calendar

Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Calendar

FISHING FORECAST

Weather.com

GUIDES

Caiden Ramsell

CAMPING

No camping is available at Banner Marsh.

For more information or directions call 309-647-9184 or visit Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources

LODGING

Holiday Inn Express
3615 Kelly Ave.
Pekin, IL 61554
309-353-3305

Concorde Inn
2801 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309-347-5533

Super 8
3630 Kelly Ave
Pekin, IL 61554
309-347-8888

Mineral Springs Hotel
1901 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309-346-2147

Super 8 Motel
2110 N Main St
Canton, IL 61520
309-647-1888

Heritage Grand Inn
1150 E Linn St
Canton, IL 61520
309-647-9675

Canton Inn
665 W Locust St
Canton, IL 61520
309-647-7111

Siesta Motel
990 W Locust St
Canton, IL 61520
309-647-1915

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