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Clinton Lake is located in central Illinois in De Witt County about midway between Bloomington and Decatur to the east of U.S. Highway 51.

The lake is a man-made 4,900-acre resource especially noted for its great fishing. Crappie and catfish are the most popular takes but the lake also has abundant supplies of hybrid and striped bass, smallmouth and largemouth bass, walleye, white bass, and bluegill.

A beautiful 1,000-foot white sand beach is the signature area of the lake. Swimmers seeking a fun splash and sunbathers seeking tanning rays both have their wishes granted.

Other activities for users of the area include boating, sailboating, hiking, picnicking, camping and hunting for rabbit, pheasant, squirrel, dove, quail, woodcock, deer, wild turkey and waterfowl. Winter sports include ice fishing, skating, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.

Location: Clinton Illinois

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12/11 Coming to The Clinton area
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.
Summer Camp Music Festival Chillicothe IL May24-26 The first Summer Camp Music Festival was held in 2001 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. About 1,000 attended the festival that year, and enjoyed over 20 bands on 2 stages over the course of 2 days. Since then, Summer Camp Music Festival has grown to more than 15,000 attendees, hosting more than 100 bands on 7 stages over 3 days.
International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Canton IL June1-2 This inaugural fine arts festival will feature original art from the best of our Midwest artists. Come to view and to purchase excellent art pieces in a variety of categories: Painting / Drawing, Jewelry, Clay / Ceramic, Photography, Glass, Sculpture, Woven Textiles, and Wood.
Quad City Pride Fest Davenport IA June1-2 The festival is a street fair, a shopping mecca, a non-stop cavalcade of regional entertainment, a carnival, an interactive arts & sports jubilee, a smorgasbord of summer treats, and an open air picnic with a few thousand close friends, all capped off with a night of fireworks and a “new-fashioned” revival!