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September 4, 2008


Chain: White and yellow bass hitting Mepps spinners, pinkie jigs or live bait. Pike being caught around creek mouths. Muskie and walleye bite is fair. Catfish are fair on night crawlers. Bluegills and crappies good, falling into deeper waters (8 to 15 feet). Bass also are biting well as water has cooled some in recent

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Deadlines for youth hunt applications getting near

Springfield – Young hunters in Illinois are facing deadlines for participating in the fall youth hunting seasons. Waterfowlers ages 10-15 have until Oct. 10 to apply for one of the state’s youth duck or goose hunts. Youth waterfowl hunt applications are available online at For young deer hunters, those not receiving a permit or

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ALEXANDRIA AREA There’s an evening crankbait bite for walleyes in 10 to 14 feet at Reno Lake. Lake Miltona,_Lake Ida, and Reno also have produced walleyes during the day in 16 to 22 feet. Panfish action remains strong on the weedlines of lakes Mary, Geneva, Darling, and Le Homme Dieu. Bass are now set up

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Illinois River: Near Ottawa, catfish are good. Best on shrimp, chicken liver and shad. Near Peoria, channel catfish good along channel edges. White bass are good on Little Georges. Near Starved Rock, white bass are good on blade baits. Catfish good on cut shad and dipbaits. Smallmouth bass and catfish still good in the big

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