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Plainfield Fishing Resort

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Fishing was not good

Went with my son for four hours and did not get one bite used all kinds of different baits. I was... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Mark N
Plainfield, Illinois
Great Date, But no fish...

My Boyfriend surprised me with a date to Plainfield Fishing resort. They have boat rentals (with... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2013
Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
Aug 5, 2018
“to catch or not to catch??”
Aug 15, 2017
“Good fishing place”
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741 E Renwick Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544-9697
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

I have fished this lake a few times, and I've been shut out and then I've caught fish. It is easy to access with a road that goes round the lake, with lots of spots to throw a line in. They say that it gets...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Great place for people and teenagers that like fishing. I've been there multiple times and never went home without a fish(es). Shore or rental boat (row or electric motor) fishing available. Caught carp, bass, perch, trout, catfish, sunfish there, have seen other people catching N....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Great place for an outing. We even managed to catch a few pan fish. If your looking for a place for family fun, I highly recommend it. It's a great place to start little ones learn to love great American pass time.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank jailerjo
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Went with my son for four hours and did not get one bite used all kinds of different baits. I was told they stock the lake so I would think you would be able to catch something

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Mark N
Reviewed June 22, 2015

my family and i all went to plainfield resort (14) people which is a pay lake, not our first time we've gone every year for the last 4 years. we were always guaranteed to catch blue gills and croppies or sunfish. well june 2015 we...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank jane w
Reviewed August 14, 2013

I fished catfish corner with a friend for about 7 hours... Used everything from hotdogs to night crawlers to cut bluegill. And nothing. Now usually I wouldn't blame the lake although for 7 hours none of the ppl around us caught anything! I just ended...More

3  Thank ryan1624
Reviewed June 17, 2013

I am a very experienced fisherman with 3 experienced kids (age 20-30). What this place advertises is absolutely NOT what you get. I have gone to many "pay to fish" locations, and there is a reason people are willing to pay - because they want...More

Date of experience: June 2013
5  Thank Bob_B_NewLenox_IL
Reviewed May 18, 2013

My Boyfriend surprised me with a date to Plainfield Fishing resort. They have boat rentals (with motors), bait (minnows) and the lake is a good size. We had a nice day,however, we caught no fish! We didnt see many people catching fish that day. We...More

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