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Lake Information

County: Macoupin

Acreage: 11

Average Depth: 12.01 feet

Shoreline Length: 0.7 miles

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? Trolling Motor Only

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Lake Status Summary  ( Full PDF Report )

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Fish Status


Very Good

During our spring 2014 survey, bluegill ranged from 2.5“to 7.25” in length, and topped the scale at .33 lbs. 50% reached at least 6”, and 6.3% attained 7” or more in total length.



Bunker Hill City Lake has a good population of this common predator. In 2014 sampling, Largemouth Bass measured from 2.5” to 18” in total length and weighed up to 2.7 lbs. 39% topped 12”, 12% attained 15”, and 2% reached at least 18” in size.

Location: Bunker Hill City Lake is in south-central Macoupin County, 2 miles northwest of Bunker Hill, Illinois.

Description: Bunker Hill City Lake has a trolling motor only motor size limit. There is one gravel ramp on the north end of the impoundment. Bait and tackle can be acquired in Bunker Hill. The Lake resides within James Bertagenolli Park.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: Approximately 9 species have been collected in this body of water. Bunker Hill City Lake get periodic stocking of 8” to 10” Channel Catfish via The Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Additional Lake Information: 2-pole and line fishing only.

Contact Information:
City of Bunker Hill
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Eric Ratcliff