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LAKE OF EGYPT

This lake is not required to have a state fishing tournament permit, please contact Lake of Egypt (618-792-3556) if you would like to hold a tournament. Tournaments are not allowed on this lake from Memorial Day - October 1.


Lake Information

County: Johnson

Acreage: 2400

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? Unrestricted

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? Yes

Skiing? Yes

Swimming? Yes

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes


Maps are not intended for navigation.


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.


There were 10 tournaments held on this waterbody in 2021.

Species Total Fish Caught
Crappie 30
Largemouth Bass 770

Top 5 Largemouth Bass caught on this waterbody in 2022 tournaments:

1     5.31 lbs
2     5.29 lbs
3     5.19 lbs
4     4.02 lbs
5     3.50 lbs

Top 5 Total Tournament Weight of Largemouth Bass caught on this waterbody in 2022 tournaments:

1 365.13 lbs
2 290.63 lbs
3 146.00 lbs
4 105.56 lbs
5 77.88 lbs


Multiple day tournaments are listed with * end date.

Interested in participating in one of these public tournaments? Contact us with tournament ID for more information.

2022 – 2023 Approved or Pending Tournaments
Start Date ID Approval Ramp Location Bank/Boat
Hook/Bow
Max Boats Species Youth? Open to Public?
March-2523066ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
30Largemouth Bass
NoNo
April-01
*April-02
22699ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
19Largemouth Bass
NoNo
April-01
*April-02
22718ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
18Largemouth Bass
NoNo
April-0222916ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
10Largemouth Bass
NoNo
April-1622807ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
NoNo
April-22
*April-23
23652ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
20Largemouth Bass
NoNo
September-16
*September-17
23029ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
15Largemouth Bass
NoNo
September-1722587ApprovedPyramid Acres Marina boat
hook
80Largemouth Bass
YesYes