Just over eight miles of scenic hiking and cross-country skiing trails weave through the wooded areas of the park.Read More
Enjoy the view from the water in one of our rental kayaks. Single person kayaks are available to rent.Read More
Everyone Here is the photo of the 6.35lbs. (6 lbs 4 oz.) Largemouth from the (ISHA) tournament today. Stagg High School’s Nick Cutrone caught the “Pig” and with his partner Joe Vella they brought 10.01 lbs to the scale with 4 fish. Thank you for all your help and we had a great time putting […]
This year, we have seen a dramatic increase in Kayaks and Canoes at Shabbona Lake. Over the years small fishing boats have enjoyed the protection of the 10 horsepower limit at Shabbona Lake. Now, another growing group of outdoor enthusiasts are flocking to Shabbona Lake also. They feel safe, away from larger boats, bigger engines […]
Shabbona Lake State Park is blessed to have the area’s most popular Café’ It is called Pokanoka’s Café, named after Chief Shabbona’s Wife. Pokanoka’s overlooks scenic Shabbona Lake with a magnificent view through very large glass windows. The 60 seat Café also has outdoor seating, with a decorative pergola, for an additional 40 diners.
No more running into town when you have forgotten an item, just walk over to The Camp Store to find it. We have everything you need! Bring your kids over and use our loaner fishing poles! We also have paddle boats that you may rent to enjoy a scenic view of Shabbona Lake.We offer everything you need to enjoy your trip!
The staff of Lakeside Bait Shop, Boat Rental and Tackle are courteous, friendly and willing to help you get the best of your trip to Shabbona Lake. Since 1998, Lakeside Bait, Tackle & Boat Rental has been a family operated business. Stop in and let us help you make your trip to Shabbona Lake all you expect it to be!
09-09-14 Summer Crappie that have been roaming, feeding on schools of shad, return to the fish cribs/brush piles ...[More...]
Check out the 1st entry, and it is not even a limit. (only 5 catfish, limit is ...[More...]
July 26th & 27th Catfish Contest Weekend – It is rumored that Catfish start at 5 pounds and then get ...[More...]
My first trip to Shabbona 2014 was a blast. Fished all morning with no results, so we ...[More...]
Got out on Fri, Sat, Sun had to work today so sorry for late report but fish ...[More...]