Serving the Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Region

Lower River: OPEN

Upper River: OPEN

Chain O’Lakes: OPEN

 

Restoring and enhancing our waterway for life

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Preserving and Sustaining Your Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Waterway

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Working to minimize flooding and maintain a safe waterway

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Waterway Status

3/19/18 MESSAGE FROM IDNR: REGARDING DEAD GIZZARD SHAD

Gizzard shad first showed up in the Chain in 2007 and have since expanded to include several year classes.  This is the third time larger gizzard shad (10" to 14" fish) have experienced a die-off following winter so these events are now regular occurrences and can be...

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Fox Waterway Agency

847-587-8540
45 S. Pistakee Road
Fox Lake, Il. 60020

OFFICE HOURS:
Mondays – Fridays
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturdays (May 5 through June 30)
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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The Fox Waterway Agency is a regional body of government created by the State of Illinois in 1984 to specifically manage the waterways of the Chain O’Lakes and the Illinois Fox River.

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