Southern Illinois Best Guided Crappie Fishing and Lodging Near Rend Lake

Best Crappie and Bass Fishing in Illinois –
Crappie Guides

At the Boneyard, we treat our guests like family. Our guided fishing trips run throughout the year on the famed crappie mecca Rend Lake near Benton, Illinois.
As a full service fishing and hunting lodge, we are one of the few guide services and outfitters that offers overnight lodging. We work hard to make sure our guests have a great time. Just be sure to bring a cooler for your fish!

Guided Crappie Fishing Trips

We have close to 30 years of experience fishing Rend Lake, Lake of Egypt, and Carlyle Lake. Jason and his guides are on the water just about every day. So we know where the fish are and how to catch them. You just show up, hop on the boat and catch fish!

The Boneyard also offers fully guided trips for giant bass, panfish and catfish. With a large comfortable boat rigged with the latest technology and electronics, we do all the work so you just show up and catch fish! Give us a call and we’ll tell you what is biting and when. And affordable overnight lodging lets you fish multiple days if you like.

Rend Lake – A World Class Crappie Destination

Rend Lake is one of the best crappie fisheries in the Midwest. And the limits are high. Other nearby lakes like Lake of Egypt, and Carlyle Lake make this area a popular crappie fishing destination. It’s a world-class fishery, so the chances are good that you are going home with some fish! Since we have mild winters, our open water season is longer. And the crappie spawn several times a year, which makes these lakes crappie factories with great limits!