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Starved Rock gains national recognition for fishing availability

Posted by wlpo on June 2, 2014

Many things make Starved Rock State Park a family destination.  The website “” ranked the top 100 family-friendly places to fish and Starved Rock State Park was number 12.

Qualities that put Starved Rock so high include being close to Chicago, having plenty of types of fish, having boats ramps and is in a park that offers things like playgrounds, campgrounds and picnic areas. To make the top 100 list for fishing, Starved Rock also had to be recommended by anglers themselves.

Four other fishing spots in Illinois made the list. To see the list click

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