Attention Anglers! Trout Fishing Season begins Saturday April 3rd at 5:00 a.m. in Krape Park. This week, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources began releasing rainbow trout into Yellow Creek at Krape Park located at 1799 S Park Boulevard in Freeport, Illinois.
The enforced limit is five (5) trout per day per person. Any trout caught prior to April 3, 2021 must be released. A fishing license and inland-trout stamp are required for anyone 16 years and older. Cost of the Illinois resident fishing license is $15 ($7.75 for seniors) plus $6.50 for the trout stamp. License and stamp can be purchased locally or online at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website at https://www02.illinois.gov/dnr/Pages/default.aspx