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Midnight Madness

Event information

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9303

Location: Monee Reservoir

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People standing in line at a concession stand at dusk. Photo by Anthony Schalk

Event details

Anglers, you’re not dreaming! We are keeping the gates open until midnight for nighttime fishing. Fish often become more active at night when the water cools and only the moon lights up the water. Let the kids stay up late and bring the family to enjoy fishing under the stars.

Event requirements

No registration required.

The concessions building will be open, but no boat or equipment rentals will be available. Shoreline fishing areas and sidewalks are accessible.

The parking lot is well lit, and the shoreline is accessible; however, anglers are encouraged to bring a flashlight and bug repellent. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.