Powerton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Lake packs 1,426 acres of boating, fishing, and waterfowl hunting. It’s also a birding hotspot, with reported sightings of more than 170 species. The fortified fishing waters draw anglers from far and wide, seeking Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Stripers, Bluegill, Crappie, and the more popular species of Catfish.