Whoopie Cat Lake

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Whoopie Cat Lake

Relax and enjoy the seclusion of this picturesque lake.

At a Glance

Restrictions: Anglers must not use more than 2 poles and each pole must not have more than 2 hooks or lures attached while fishing. Limits
  • Largemouth Bass & Channel Catfish: 6 fish daily creel limit 
  • Largemouth Bass: 15 minimum length.
Motor Restrictions:  Electric motors only.
Information Center: A primitive camping site is located approximately 1/4 mile from the lake at Tecumseh Lake. Species Present:  Bluegill-Largemouth Bass-Sunfish-Channel Catfish. Seasons:  Open year round. Vehicle Access:    Forest Service Road 1736, a gravel road leading to Whoopie Cat Lake, provides good all weather access to a parking area located approximately 1/4 mile from the lake.

General Information


Travel north from Elizabethtown on Illinois Route 146 past the Elizabethtown Ranger Station to Forest Service Route 3. Head north on Forest Service Route 3, a paved road, approximately 3 miles to Forest Service Route 1736, a gravel road, leading to the lake. 


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