Village of Tilton

Herschel Lake

In Memory of the Honorable Herschel Jones

Village of Tilton 
Herschel Lake Dept. of Public Works
1001 Tilton Road
Tilton, IL 61833

Click HERE for the VOT Building & Grounds Rules & Regulations.

Illinois State fishing regulations apply. Additional Village ordinances apply for the lake. Boat decals are required for admittance on the lake.

 

Lake Herschel consists of a boat ramp, dock complex, maintenance building, adult work-out park and an open shelter. The lake is a “high use” area on summer weekends. The park is open year round, park closes at dark, except boating and fishing. Illinois Boat Decals for Herschel Lake are required. The Village of Tilton Police Department will enforce all lake rules and regulations.

Herschel Lake

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Harvest Limits & Restrictions:

Large or Small Mouth Bass

-15″ minimum length 1 Fish Daily Harvest Limit

Channel Catfish

-12″ minimum length 3 Fish Daily Harvest Limit

ALL FISH

-2 Pole and Line Fishing Only!

Bluegill or Redear Sunfish

-15 Fish Daily Harvest Limit

Lake Rules

NO SWIMMING 

NO LITTERING

NO ALCOHOL 

GAS MOTORS- IDLE SPEED ONLY!

ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE FINED, ALL OFFENSES $250.00

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HOME OF THE ADULT COMMUNITY ON THE LAKE!