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GREENVILLE NEW CITY LAKE


Lake Information

County: Bond

Acreage: 750

Average Depth: 8.96 feet

Shoreline Length: 24 miles

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? 120hp

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes


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There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Lake Status Summary

Species

Rank

Avg Wt.
(pounds)

Avg.
Length
(inches)

Fish Status

BLUEGILL

Excellent

0.1 lbs

5

Bluegill are very abundant in the lake with lots of 6 inch fish and a few over 7 inches.

CHANNEL CATFISH

Excellent

3.4 lbs

22

Channel catfish collected in the last survey were between 15 and 30 inches with an average weight of over 4 lbs.

CRAPPIE

Excellent

N/A

N/A

Both black and white crappie abundant, most of the crappie collected in surveys are over 9 inches.

FLATHEAD CATFISH

Excellent

13.2 lbs

33

The lake supports trophy flathead catfish with several over 40 lbs. collected in recent surveys.

HYBRID STRIPED BASS (WIPERS)

Very Good

1.7 lbs

15

Good numbers of 4-8 lb fish are present. Look for them chasing shad off steep rocky banks early morning or just before dark.

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Very Good

1.1 lbs

13

This lake has a good bass population with a very good percentage over 15 inches.

Location: Greenville New City Lake, also known as Governor Bond Lake, is located just north of Greenville.

Description: This is a 775 acre water supply lake owned by the city of Greenville. The fishery of the lake is cooperatively managed by the IDNR and the city of Greenville. The shoreline of the lake includes rock, woody structure, and some aquatic plants. There are 2 concrete boat ramps on the lake. The main ramp is on the southwest end of the lake off of Red Ball Trail. A second ramp is located on the southeast side of the lake off of East Lake Drive. There is limited shore angler access.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: The IDNR Division of Fisheries routinely monitors the status of the fishery of Governor Bond Lake. Recent stockings include supplemental largemouth bass, supplemental channel catfish, and annual hybrid striped bass

Additional Lake Information: There is a 225 horsepower limit for boats and a 160 horsepower limit for personal watercraft. A city sticker is required for all boats.Boat permits may be purchased at Greenville City Hall, 404 South 3rd Street. Gas is available on the lake at the marina.

Contact Information:
Greenville City Hall
618-664-1644
IDNR Fisheries: (618) 931-4217

2017 Approved or Pending Tournaments
Start Date End Date
(if different from start)
ID Ramp Location Bank/Boat
Hook/Bow
Max Boats Species Public?
April-055577Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
April-125578Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
April-195579Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
April-235446Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No
April-265580Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
April-305447Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No
May-035581Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
May-105582Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
May-175583Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
May-245584Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
May-315585Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
June-075586Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
June-145587Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
June-215588Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
June-245024Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
June-255448Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No
June-285589Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
July-055590Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
July-095449Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No
July-125591Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
July-195592Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
July-235990Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No
July-265593Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
August-025594Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
August-095595Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
August-165596Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
August-205451Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No
August-235597Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
August-305598Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
September-065599Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
No
September-175452Main Ramp on West Side boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
No