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January 21, 2016

Central Illinois Fishing Report – January 22nd, 2016

Lake Mattoon: Channel cats improving near the banks with stinkbait, nightcrawlers, chicken liver or suckers. Bass fair. Bluegills getting better on worms. Mill Creek Lake: Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits.   Channel catfish fair on livers and stinkbait along the edges. Dawson Lake: Bluegills are fair to good on waxworms. Catfish are hitting waxworms in 8-12 foot of water. Crappies are fair in 8-12 feet of water.

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – January 22nd, 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. Lake of Egypt: A few channel cats being caught on shad and shrimp. Crappies good on minnows and jigs. Bluegills being caught on waxworms near structure

Illinois Calendar of Events – January 22nd, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 23: Illinois Wabash Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Robinson Community Center, Robinson. For more info call Joe Boyer, 618-592-6300. Jan. 30: Sauk Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Latin American Social Club, Sterling. For more info call Derrick Lamb, 815-564-7361. Feb. 6: Heart of Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Peoria Civic Center. For more

Illinois Cuffs & Collars – January 22nd, 2016

Region I – Capt. Laura Petreikis A 47-year-old man from Madison, Wisconsin was checked by CPO Beltran and failed to properly check his harvest. He used his customer number on his license instead of his required permit number. This false record looked like the deer was never checked in. A 71-year-old man from Roselle was

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