Do you love big bluegill?
"...Turtle head is on Harlem just south of 135th street. T.H. used to be a great fishing lake.Over the years I have caught numerous fish over 5lb. The DNR started to weed control it a few years back, and last year it caused a massive fish kill. It was pictured in the South Town paper. There are still a few good fish, though - I got a 21" earlier this year. But the pressure is a bit high for such a small lake. Also try the small pond next to he big lake,I have gotten some nice fish out of it. HOPEFULLY THE LAKE WILL RECOVER." - -
From the Chi-town Angler website: http://www.chitown-angler.com/1fish/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=18607
What about Calumet River? I heard some big perch there! Bass in the river so Bluegills might be there, too! Little fishing pressure and maybe you catch some big bluegills in Calumet River....? Around bridges, woods and rock walls would be my first spot to fish!