All anglers are subject to Illinois fishing regulations and conservation laws and must also abide by Hidden Lakes park regulations.
• Fisherpersons ages 16 years and up must have a current Hidden Lakes fishing permit on them while fishing on the property.
• All fisherpersons are subject to Illinois fishing regulations and conservation laws.
• Channel Catfish - limit three in possession per day
• Trout - limit two in possession per day
• Bass - limit one (must be over 18") in possession per day
• Crappie - limit four (must be over 9") in possession per day
• Bluegill - catch and release only
• Once you have reached your daily limit, remove all poles from the water. If you wish to continue fishing, practice catch and release.
• Corn or other human food may NOT be used as bait. Corn provides no nutritional value to fish and it swells when inside a fish's stomach, causing blockages within their digestive system which may lead to death.
• Return unused live minnows to the bait shop
• No swimming or wading, boats, canoes, rafts or other floatation devices.
• Fishing is allowed from shores and piers.
• Driving on the property by authorized vehicles only.
• Open fires and tents are not permitted. Charcoal grills are permitted in the south end of the park. Coals must be disposed of in metal cans designated for coals.
• NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. Individuals under the influence will be asked to leave.
• Leashed pets are allowed along the DuPage River Greenway. Please do not loiter at Hidden Lakes.
• Please do not feed the wildlife or clean fish. These activities attract animals that may become aggressive.
• You may fish with no more than two poles.
• Refrain from chumming or netting fish.