Fishing Equipment Lending Library

Fishing Equipment Lending Library

The library is excited to introduce our new fishing equipment lending library. We have 15 fishing poles and 12 tackle boxes available for checkout. The poles are:

12 – Cabela’s Zebco Spincast Combo
2 – Zebco 33 Spinning Combo
1 – Zebco 33 Camo Spincast Combo

The tackle boxes contain:

1 Line Clipper (on lanyard)
1 Stringer
1 Needle-nosed Pliers
Various Jig Heads
Various Bobbers
Various Hook Sizes
Various Weight Sizes
Various Soft Bait Worms

Borrowing Guidelines:
• Borrowers must be 14 years or older and have a current library card in good standing.
• Equipment may be checked out for one week with the possible option of one renewal.
• Overdue fines are 50 cents per day per item.
• Fishing equipment must be returned to the library’s circulation desk during regular business hours. Equipment cannot be returned in a book drop or left outside the library.
• Lost or damaged equipment may be charged as follows:
Item Cost
Rod/reel $18
Tackle box $16
Tackle box items $1-5 each

Fishing License Info:
• Anglers ages 16 years and older must have a valid fishing license in order to fish in Illinois.
• Anglers under 16 years do not need a fishing license.
• Purchase a fishing license online at Buy Illinois License Online or in person at places such as Walmart, Kmart, Meijer, or Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors:
Blackhawk Area Council


Community Foundation of Northern Illinois