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PYRAMID-CRYSTAL


Lake Information

County: Perry

Acreage: 5

Recreational Amenities

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.


Fish Stocking

Year

Species

Size

Count

2021

Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

125

2022

Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"

125


Additional information for stocking on Pyramid - Crystal Pond


Location: Pyramid State Park is located south of Pinckneyville in Perry County. To reach Crystal Lake, head west on Pyatt-Cutler Road from State Route 127, then turn north into Pyramid State Park at the park entrance.

Description: Description: Crystal lake is a 5-acre, unreclaimed strip cut within Pyramid State Park. There is a gravel boat launch and dock on the lake, in addition to several benches overlooking the lake at various locations.

History and Status of the Sport Fishery: History and Status of the Sport Fishery: No fish community survey has been conducted on this lake. However, a survey is planned for 2022 and will be repeated every three years. Channel Catfish are stocked in the lake annually.

Additional Lake Information: Note: There is no motor HP limit, but all boats must be operated at no wake speed.

Site-specific Regulations:
Largemouth bass: 5 fish under 14” and fish 1 over 18” limit, 14–18 inch protected slot (no possession)
Channel catfish: 6 fish daily limit

2 pole and line fishing only and bowfishing is allowed.

Fishing is allowed on this lake year-round.

Contact Information:
Pyramid State Park
618-357-2574
Nick Abell - IDNR Fisheries Biologist
618-967-0952