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Trout Fishing Season Begins April 3rd

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



Freeport Park District





Krape Park

1799 S. Park Blvd.
Freeport, IL 61032 United States
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