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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






Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"



Channel Catfish

Advanced Fingerling 4 - 7"


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
Nick Abell - IDNR Fisheries Biologist