Nestled on the banks of the Illinois River at the edge of the Sankoty Aquifer, Sankoty Lakes is a stunning wilderness resort and retreat in Spring Bay, Illinois. Its lakes are home to some of the cleanest, clearest water on Earth. This level of water quality presents a unique opportunity to raise over 20 species of fish in our state-of-the-art fish hatchery and our mile-long trout stream. Additionally, Sankotys unique location along the river and controlled-cell wetlands attracts thousands of migratory waterfowl every year. Sankoty Lakes offers some of the most amazing fishing, birdwatching, photography and outdoor adventure experiences in the world.