Fishing Rods, Reels and Tackle Available for Checkout

Check out a Fishing Pole

Thanks to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Library has 29 fishing poles, reels and tackle kits available for checkout. Poles are located on a display next to the Check Out Desk.

Checkout Information

  • Ela cardholders only
  • 3-week loan
  • Not renewable
  • Can be placed on hold
  • Limit of five poles per person (either checked out or on hold)

Tackle Bags

Each tackle bag includes:

  • Instructional materials (including how to obtain a fishing license)
  • Hook remover
  • Hooks and weights

Family Packs

There are three Family Packs available for checkout. Each pack contains three different size rods. Family packs count as one pole towards the five pole per person limit.

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