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October 1, 2015

Illinois Calendar of Events – October 2nd, 2015

Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 3: Warsaw Lions Fall Classic, Banquet, Bott Community Center. For more info call Joe Clarke, 309-337-2077. Oct. 17: Southern Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, Red Bud. For more info call Dusty Kolweier, 618-520-9592. Oct. 24: Area 51 WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., City of Macon community Center, Macon. For more

Central Illinois Fishing Report – October 2nd, 2015

Lake Shelbyville: Bass have been good in shallows and coves. Walleyes are good over newly covered rock and rip-rap. Crappies are spotty.  Evergreen Lake: The crappies, saugeyes, bass and catfish are all biting decently. Most of the crappies and bass are small, but some decent-sized saugeye and catfish being caught. The crappies are fairly shallow

Northern Illinois Fishing Report – October 2nd, 2015

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 spikes. Bluegills good around weed areas on small ice jigs tipped

Illinois Cuffs & Collars – October 2nd, 2015

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPO Posateri investigated an abandoned vehicle at Johnson Sauk Tail State Recreation Area. The registered owner from Texas was notified and given the opportunity to remove the vehicle at the owner’s expense. However, after the vehicle remained there beyond the time limit, it was towed. CPO Hoogerwerf conducted boat

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