Illinois River

Brown, Bureau, Cass, Calhoun, Fulton, Green, Grundy, Jersey, LaSalle, Marshall, Mason, Morgan, Peoria, Pike, Putnam, Schuyler, Scott, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties

Species and Meal Frequency

Dresden Island Dam to Marseilles Dam

Common Carp

All Sizes
6 meals/year
Contaminant – PCBs

Channel Catfish

All Sizes
Do Not Eat
Contaminant – PCBs

Smallmouth Bass

All Sizes
1 meal/month
Contaminant – PCBs

White Bass

All Sizes
1 meal/week
Contaminant – PCBs

Marseilles Dam to Starved Rock Dam

Common Carp

All Sizes
1 meal/month
Contaminant – PCBs

Channel Catfish

All Sizes
1 meal/month
Contaminant – PCBs

White Bass

All Sizes
1 meal/month
Contaminant – PCBs

Starved Rock Dam to Peoria Dam

Common Carp

All Sizes
1 meal/month
Contaminant – PCBs

Channel Catfish

Less than 12"
1 meal/week
- or -
12" to 15"
1 meal/month
16" to 17"
6 meals/year
- or -
18" or Longer
Do Not Eat
Contaminant – PCBs

Largemouth Bass

All Sizes
1 meal/week
Contaminant – PCBs

White Bass

All Sizes
1 meal/week
Contaminant – PCBs

Peoria Dam to Mississippi River

Carp (Includes Bighead and Silver Carp)

All Sizes
1 meal/week
Contaminant – PCBs

Channel Catfish

Less than 16"
Unlimited Consumption
- or -
16" or Longer
1 meal/week
Contaminant – PCBs