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Central Illinois Fishing Report – January 8th, 2016

Sangchris Lake: Channel catfish fair to good using most baits. Shore anglers doing OK near the spillway. Lake Springfield: Bass fair using plastics (worms and flukes), crankbaits and a few on swim jigs. Bluegills fair. Channel catfish fair to good using dip baits, liver and cut baits in the evening. Lake Decatur: Channel catfish fair. Some fish are being caught

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – January 8th, 2016

Note: Late December rains caused flooding and many lakes that were producing quality fishing before Christmas have suffered from the high water. Also, many roadways were dangerous due to flooding. Take precautions. Crab Orchard Lake: Bass action has slowed. Bluegills being caught on worms. Baldwin Lake: Warm-water areas good for catfish, though those being caught are small.

Illinois Calendar of Events – January 8th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 16, 2016: Central Illinois Ridge Runners WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Macomb. For more info call Norm Gorsuch, 309-333-1369. Jan. 23, 206: Illinois Wabash Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Robinson Community Center, Robinson. For more info call Joe Boyer, 618-592-6300. Jan. 30, 2016: Sauk Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Latin American Social Club,

Illinois Cuffs & Collars – January 8th, 2016

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis CPO Thompson received a tip from a confidential informant referencing a non-resident hunting without licenses or permits. Thompson had an idea where the suspect had been hunting in the past and patrolled the area. A short time after arrival, Thompson located the vehicle alleged to be used by the

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