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October 2, 2014

Central Illinois Fishing Report – October 3rd, 2014

Spring Lake: Catfish are biting on bluegills and shad. Bass being caught on spinnerbaits. Crappies biting on minnows and jigs at the south end bays.  Lake Bloomington: Catfish biting good on dipbaits, doughs and crawlers. Crappies biting on minnows in 15-18 feet of water. Drifting jigs is working best for these suspended fish. Lake Shelbyville:

Northern Illinois Fishing Report- October 3rd, 2014

Chain: Walleyes are good in current areas such as bottlenecks of the bridges,  most being caught on fatheads or nightcrawlers. White bass good at Marie and Bluff on small spinners. Muskies are consistent on bucktails or jerkbaits around main lake points. Crappies are good in channel areas on small jigs tipped with small fatheads or

Illinois Calendar of Events – October 3rd, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 3: Kane County PF #852 Banquet, 5 p.m., Lincoln Inn. For more info call John, 630-205-2492. Oct. 4: Alexander County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Alexander, Pulaski Sportsmans Club. For more info call Susan Bigham, 618-776-5882. Oct. 4: Southern Illinois Buckmasters, 5 p.m., St. John’s Parish Hall, Chester. For more info call Jamie Nagel,

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