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Staunton Lake

Boat Stickers

 

Boat Stickers can be purchased at city hall or after hours at the police department.

Fees:

 

       Resident       Non-Resident 
 No Motor  $10        $20
 With Motor  $20         $30

 

Boat Rules

  • Unlimited Horsepower Allowed
  • No Wake Strictly Enforced
  • All boats must have a license.  Licenses effective March 31 through March 30 of the following year and shall be displayed near the State Registration number
  • No craft shall be used or operated or any horn or sound device soas to creat a nuisance or disturb the quiet or any person.  All motors shall be equipped with mufflers.
  • The running of any craft after dark without proper lighting is prohibited, as according to law
  • All regulations of the Illinois Boat Registration and Safety Act apply to boats operated on Staunton Lake

 

Prohibited Activities - Strictly Enforced

  • No Camping
  • No Swimming / Bathing
  • No Fires
  • No Glass Containers
  • No Littering
  • No Firearms

 

Fishing Regulations

Limits:

 

Large Mouth Bass

  • Minimum 15 inches in length
  • Limit of three (3) per day

 

 

Channel Catfish

  • No length restriction
  • Limit of six (6) per day

 

Pole and Line Fishing Only

  • Limit of two (2) poles with no more than two (2) hooks per line

 

No Trout Lines, Bank Lines or Jugging Lines as governed by Department of Conservation

 

No person shall take or catch or attempt to take or catch fish of any kind from Staunton Lake contrary to the provisions of the State of Illinois Game and Fish Code

 

Fishing from any boat or water craft is prohibited during the state Duck and Geese hunting season

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