McHenry Dam, McHenry County

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TODAY @ 11:21 AM
IceMaster00
IceMaster00
USER since 2/26/16

Any fishing reports? Thanks

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2/14/17 @ 1:43 PM
hbk
hbk
USER since 10/18/14

Things for the info Nature Boy ! 

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2/13/17 @ 8:40 AM
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NATUREBOY 33
NATUREBOY 33
USER since 3/23/09

MOON PHASE (92%)
Waning Gibbous

They r there now and it will only get better for the  neet few weeks. U just have to work for them. I know some guys that caught some yesterday including  4 keepers.  Fishing from a boat. 

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2/12/17 @ 3:40 PM
hbk
hbk
USER since 10/18/14

Thinking about doing some walleye fishing at the dam, does anyone know about when they start running? Last year I went around the second weekend of April and nothing was happening at all. So I was wondering if anyone could give me any info on them!

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11/2/16 @ 10:14 PM
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hbk
hbk
USER since 10/18/14

MOON PHASE (8%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F

Went out around 9 am Tuesday morning and stayed till 1 pm to try my luck on Channel Cats. Was fishing near the boat docks Northside of the Dam... was using my own carp bait and also catfish bait in a bait holder with corn on my side hook. Caught 3 Channel Cats all around 20 inches and weighting 5 lbs each! Great day  and weather for fishing!

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5/25/16 @ 6:19 AM
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BlackLund17
BlackLund17
USER since 6/6/13

MOON PHASE (86%)
Waning Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

AIR TEMP
81° - 88° F

WATER TEMP
71° - 75° F

Went out for a quick test ride after making a repair to my Optimax (first one in 9 years...Thank you Mercury). Coil on #2 cylinder went bad, easy fix.

Figured as long as I was out there....

Headed up to the dam and threw a #5 Shad Rap into the tailwater off the old gates and WHAM!! 10 minutes later I had 31.5# of Flathead in the net! Not foul hooked either, he ate it!!

For perspective the Golden Rule in the pic is 22.5" L.

McHenry Dam, McHenry County Photo
McHenry Dam, McHenry County Photo
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4/16/16 @ 12:59 PM
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hbk
hbk
USER since 10/18/14

MOON PHASE (75%)
Waxing Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F
Went out this morning around 9 o'clock a.m. and was fishing for walleye from the top of the dam. Was using all types of lures including nightcrawlers and didn't even get a single bite! There was a couple other fishermen on top of the dam wall and wasn't catching anything either. I guess the fish isn't there yet.

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4/8/16 @ 7:05 AM
LZrascal
LZrascal
USER since 12/21/08
That must be from a boat as I tried from shore and got Butkus.

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4/8/16 @ 6:35 AM
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many blessings
many blessings
USER since 5/15/06

MOON PHASE (2%)
Waxing Crescent
yep, have been for the past month many limits being taken from the guys i have spoken to have who have gotten out jig and minnows

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4/6/16 @ 3:47 PM
hbk
hbk
USER since 10/18/14
Does anybody know if the walleye are running right now? If so what type of bait or lures are they using? Any information will be gladly appreciated.

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