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July 11, 2013

Illinois Cuffs & Collars – July 12th, 2013

Region I A CPO conducted recreational boat details along the Illinois River from Starved Rock State Park to Marseilles Lock and Dam in an attempt to reduce boating accidents focusing on personal flotation device, lanyard wear, OUI, careless and reckless operation boating violations. A CPO conducted sport fishing checks along Illinois River in Putnam County

Central Illinois Fishing Report – July 12th, 2013

Banner Marsh: Bass good on spinnerbaits. Bluegills fair on crickets and worms. Crappies good on minnows or jigs. A few catfish being taken on stinkbaits. Powerton: Bluegills biting on worms. Smallmouths good near points and in deeper water using crankbaits. Catfish being caught on rocks using worms. Newton Lake: Bass picking up on spinners and

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – July 12th, 2013

Devils’ Kitchen: Bass slowing in heat. Crappies biting on minnows and jigs. Bluegills hitting crickets in shallows. Crab Orchard Lake: Catfish action is still steady. Cut bait, nightcrawlers and leeches are all producing good catches. Crappie action is still good in 7-9 feet of water over structure. Jigs and minnows are both effective. Bluegills are

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