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March 3, 2016

Central Illinois Fishing Report – March 4th, 2016

Sangchris Lake: Crappies have been biting good near the dam. Bass picking up, with a report of several being caught on spinners and crankbaits. Lake Bloomington: Crappies were fair around shallow brush on jigs and minnows. Water running over the spillway, causing hectic fishing action below. Clinton Lake: There is a decent crappie and walleye bite. White bass biting good

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – March 4th, 2016

Lake of Egypt: Crappies are biting in shallows on minnows and tipped jigs. Bass biting good on spinnerbaits and jigs or soft rubbers. A few catfish are taking nightcrawlers and dough bait. Crab Orchard Lake: Catfish and bass have started biting. Cats being caught on worms. Bass hitting crankbaits and  jigs. Crappie fishing is fair on minnows. Bluegills are being caught on worms.

Illinois Calendar of Events – March 4th, 2016

Banquets/Fundraisers March 5: Pike County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Old JDL Building, Pittsfield. For more info call Doug Pruett, 217-242-1249. March 5,: Sterling Rock Falls NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Latin American Social Club. For more info call Heath Jordan, 815-441-1437. March 5: Highball DU Banquet, 5 p.m., KC Hall, Staunton. For more info call Dianne

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