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Helpful Links:

Antioch Chamber of Commerce

Fox Waterway Agency

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Special Links:

Fox Lake Fishing - Paul Jones

Fishing Guide - Walt Koch

Fishing Guide - Mel Christensen

Fish Tales Charters

Pat Harrison Outdoors

Catch & Release Artwork

Caribou Gun Club

                       

Welcome to our 85th year of fishing & fun! 

We truly appreciate your business & look forward to seeing you this fishing & boating season.

For 85 years, C. J. Smith Resort has provided everything needed to enjoy a day of fishing and boating on the beautiful Chain O' Lakes in northern Illinois.  C. J. Smith Resort is a family owned and operated business since 1929.  We believe in providing exceptional service and reasonable prices to our valued customers and guests. 

Open 7 days a week, late March - November 2nd.  NEW Fall Hours: weekdays - 6:30 am until 6:00 pm.  Weekends - 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

We are now closed for the season.  Thank you to all of our loyal customers!

Our launch ramp and shore fishing will remain open until ice over.  Please use Honor Box on bait shop.

Announcements

  LIKE US ON FACEBOOK - C. J. Smith Resort - Share your pictures and fishing stories with us.  Keep up-to-date with messages and fishing information.

  Honest John's Crazy Eight - Frequent Fishermen Special - - Rent seven boats - the 8th one is FREE!  Just keep your rental receipts and bring them in. 

  Home Away From Home - Plan to enjoy the beautiful Chain O' Lakes area.  Make your reservation for our Guest House now.  Call 847-395-2753 or email us at: cjsmithresort@hotmail.com

  Bait Special - Buy 4, Get 1 FREE!  Buy 4 containers of the same type of worm and get a 5th one free.

Fishing Funnies

       

Honest John's Wall of Fame

Click each picture for a larger view.

 

  John shows off his 26 inch Walleye caught in the golf course channel off of Spring Lake this past week.

  Chicago Marine Police Outing - July 17, 2014.  Marine Police, friends and family enjoyed a day fishing on the Chain at C. J. Smith Resort in remembrance of Tommy Napolitano.

      

 Ron slays the Bass!!  These two twins were each 22 inches and weighed 5+ pounds!! Tony and Ron find the fish . . . awesome largemouth bass and 47 bluegills!    These anglers caught half a cooler full of bluegills in the Bluff Lake channel using waxworms - Nice Catch!!    Huge catfish for these two fishermen on nightcrawlers in the Spring Lake channels.

          

Honest John with a 15+ inch crappie caught on Bluff Lake.

 

       

 

Contact Information

Telephone

  847-395-2753

FAX

   847-395-2753

Address
 
C. J. Smith Resort
25315 W. Grass Lake Road
        Antioch, IL   60002
 

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Electronic mail
 
Contact us at:

cjsmithresort@hotmail.com

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