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Horsetail Lake
(Cook County, Illinois)
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Boating information:

  • None permitted.

Fish in this lake include:

Other Information:

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Horsetail Lake is located on the east side of Willow Springs Road, between Route 83 and McCarthy Road (123rd Street).

'Horsetail lake also has Crappie and Perch. It has a limited supply of yellow bass, although I haven't caught any yet. Unfortunately, the Bluegill and Perch are stunted. I could probably catch 100 Bluegills in a couple of hours, none being over 4 inches. Perch not as many, but still stunted. Crappies are a fair size. A great place to teach kids how to fish. Use size 12 or 10 hooks only!'

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