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Lake Information

County: Marion

Acreage: 107

Average Depth: 12.01 feet

Shoreline Length: 3.2 miles

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? No Wake

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? No

Camping? No

There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Location: Kinmundy Reservoir is located in Marion County approximately 1 mile west of Kinmundy, IL.

Description: Kinmundy Reservoir was constructed in 1998 to serve as a recreational and potable water supply for the City of Kinmundy, IL. The lake has a surface area of 107 acres, a maximum depth of 26 feet, and a mean depth of 12 feet. The lake has 3.2 miles of shoreline and watershed of 750 acres.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: The sportfish population in Kinmundy Reservoir is comprised primarily of largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, black crappie, and redear sunfish. Common carp are also present in the lake. The fish population is surveyed annually.

Additional Lake Information: City of Kinmundy boat permits are required. They can be purchased at Kinmundy City Hall. The entire lake is under "No Wake" regulations.

Tournament Restrictions: Please contact the City of Kinmundy at 618-547-3221 to receive a City of Kinmundy permit before applying for a DNR permit. Tournaments are only allowed on the New Reservoir (the Bigger Lake). No tournament permits will be issued for Memorial Day Weekend, the 4th of July Holiday, and Labor Day Weekend.

Site Regulations:
All Fish: 2 pole and line fishing; carp may be bowfished
Largemouth bass: 6 per day, no length limit
Channel Catfish: 6 per day, no length limit

Contact Information:
Kinmundy City Hall
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Boone LaHood

Multiple day tournaments are listed with *end date and

Interested in participating in one of these public tournaments? Contact us with tournament ID for more information.

2020-2021 Approved or Pending Tournaments
Start Date ID Approval Ramp Location Bank/Boat
Max Boats Species Youth? Open to Public?
April-1326830ApprovedRAMP boat
25Largemouth Bass
May-0426831ApprovedRAMP boat
25Largemouth Bass
May-3126832ApprovedRAMP boat
25Largemouth Bass
July-0626833ApprovedRAMP boat
25Largemouth Bass
August-0326834ApprovedRAMP boat
25Largemouth Bass