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News: Fishing Rules & Regulations

Date Published Author
5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM  Jeremy Fila 

You are welcome to fish in Lake Yelenich and Knolls Park ponds. Enjoy the outdoors and companionship of fellow fishermen. The waters are stocked with channel catfish, bass, sunfish, bluegill and trout. All individuals must have a York Center Park District fishing permit, Illinois State fishing license and Inland Trout Stamp. A YCPD permit may be purchased in the office during regular office hours. Check local stores for Illinois State license and trout stamp for purchase. Park district fishing patrol will check licenses. Fees are as follows:

Age                     Resident Fee                          Non-Resident Fee
6 & under             FREE                                        FREE
7-17 years            $10                                          $15
18-64 years          $12                                          $20
65 & up                FREE                                         $10
Daily Permits        $5                                             $5

Disabled exemption - FREE YCPD permit with proof of disability. Park district residents must provide proof of residency by presenting a valid photo ID in order to be issued a York Center Park District pass.

More information can be found on a PDF version of our fishing rules form. http://www.ycpdfun.com/forms/5969_fishing_permit_rules.pdf