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Lake Information

County: Perry

Acreage: 12

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? yes

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 - Clear Lake

Location: Pyramid State Park is located south of Pinckneyville in Perry County. To reach Clear Lake, head west on Galum Church Road from State Route 127, then turn south onto Pyramid Park Road.

Description: Clear lake is a 12-acre, unreclaimed strip cut within Pyramid State Park. There is a gravel boat launch and dock, in addition to a camping area next to the lake.

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:
IDNR Fisheries Biologist, Nick Abell