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Lake Information

County: Cook

Acreage: 19

Recreational Amenities

Boat Ramps? No

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

  Trout stocked in fall

  Trout stocked in spring

Maps are not intended for navigation.

There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Location: Located in Lemont on Route 83 and Archer Avenue just north of 111th St. This lake, along with Sag Quarry West is an old limestone quarry.

Description: This lake, along with Sag Quarry West is an old limestone quarry. This body of water is 17 acres in size and has a maximum depth of 17.1 feet.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: Species found here include largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, bullhead and common carp. A small population of grass pickerel is here and may be confused with young northern pike. Sag Quarry East is part of the District’s Rainbow Trout Program and now gets stocked with ½ to ¾ pound rainbow trout in both the spring and fall. This lake suffered a severe fish kill during the winter of 2013/14. An extensive stocking program is being carried out by the Forest Preserves of Cook County and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Additional Lake Information: Designated ice fishing lake.

2-pole and line fishing only.

Contact Information:
Forest Preserves of Cook County
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Seth Love