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July 23, 2015

Illinois Calendar of Events – July 24th, 2015

Banquets/Fundraisers July 24: Elmhurst RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Medinah Shrine Center. For more info call Adam Ziegler, 847-217-6124.  July 25: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’ Bucks WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Jeff Peck, 618-234-1786. Aug. 7: Heart of Illinois QDMA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crestwicke Country Club, Bloomington. For more info call Ross

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – July 24th, 2015

Devils’ Kitchen: Bluegill action has picked up during the past week. However, anglers are reporting most fish are running small. Crab Orchard Lake: Catfish are the best bet. Anglers are taking good numbers of fish on stinkbaits, cut baits and leeches. Crappies have slowed down. Fish have moved into 7-9 feet over brush. Minnows and jigs are both

Northern Illinois Fishing Report – July 24th, 2015

Chain: Most fish are slower because of the heat. Bluegills have been good in and around shallow shoreline piers or laydowns. Catfish are excellent on nightcrawlers or leeches. Walleye fishing remains good around bridge areas. Crappies are fair in 10-12 feet, with Marie best. White bass are good. Muskies are decent on topwaters mornings or evenings, or try bucktails. Shabbona: Bass fishing has slowed a bit

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