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Local Pond Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley
Hey Don, Despite the colder temps, area lakes are slowly starting to rebound after the heavy rains and dropping water temps that we recently had. Active bass are hitting lipless cranks worked along the inside weedlines. Best bite is during midday hours on su
y days. Yellow bass are decent on small crappie mi
ows worked under a slip float. TTYL
Ken “Husker” O’Malley Huskeroutdoors Waterworks fishing team
Photos from the Illinois River
Check out the photos in the Gallery below of a recent catch on the Illinois River near Starved Rock submitted by Ryan Welzenbach.
Chicago River Report by Pat Harriso
nI was out for a half day early last week surface temps were about 49 to 54 look for warm water we caught fish Crappie and strippers seems to be the most aggressive just a couple small Bass Jig and twister tail with a waxie was the trick. I am trying to get out a couple times this week but the weather may change my plans.
I’m looking forward to a Great 2017 season I will try to post all I can about when where and how. Thanks have a great week Tight lines.
Pat Harriso
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