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Northern Illinois Rivers & Creeks! Ok...so you guys asked for this section! Its all yours! Looking forward to hearing the stories---I believe you guys are catching fish in areas we drive bye every day:-) Thats awesome!

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Old 05-12-2014, 08:32 PM
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Kishwaukee river smallie beat down!!!

The last 5 days have been unreal for smallmouth on the kish!! They are on beds everywhere!! My bro and I have caught over a hundred of them with most of them over 14 inches with the biggest at 19 inches!! Most are coming on topwater but have caught some on a speed craw!! So if you have a small river near by give it a shot!!!
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Old 05-14-2014, 05:33 PM
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its been so long since I've fished for smallies on beds in rivers, are you fishing slack water areas aka eddies or laydowns?

here fishy fishy fishy
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Old 05-14-2014, 07:06 PM
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Mainly areas that have little to no current with rocky or pea gravel bottom!! If a log is around it is a guarantee!!
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Old 05-15-2014, 12:07 AM
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Are you guys wading the Kish? Or in a boat. I have heard great things about the Kish but have never gone cause I have no clue where to go. I only wade the small rivers ie the Fox and DuPage. I have been wading those since I was 10.

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Old 05-15-2014, 08:50 AM
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We do both! Mainly wading and fishing in the little county parks! The only bad thing about boat fishing is you only get around a mile of river to fish!! We have had 2 trips in the boat for a total of 4 hours and prob caught 40!!
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Old 05-16-2014, 10:05 PM
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That's awesome! I wonder how it is now since it's rained a bunch.

Most anglers go onto a lake and see what everyone else is doing, not what Alex V is doing!
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