Mazonia Fish/Wildlife Area

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4/21/16 @ 3:24 PM
fishnart
fishnart
USER since 3/30/12
Anyone been out to the north lakes area. Anything being caught? Looking for water temp. and if the crappie are hitting yet.

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3/29/16 @ 6:43 AM
fishnart
fishnart
USER since 3/30/12
Anyone been out to the Mazonia North area. Looking for the water temp. and if anything is biting?

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1/13/16 @ 8:41 PM
Shanatized Walleye
Shanatized Walleye
USER since 12/8/01
Wallstreetj-U catch anything?

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1/13/16 @ 8:33 PM
Scarecrow
Scarecrow
USER since 8/24/01
Am trying to get a small trip together the weekend of the 23rd. I have never been out there before and looking at a couple of different maps, it looks to be like a whole lot of water to try. My biggest question is where do you park, especially if you want to try for a few of the smaller ponds in the back area? Also, any tips on where not to go or where to concentrate on? Thanks in advance.

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1/11/15 @ 6:23 PM
FISHING REPORT
walstreetj
walstreetj
USER since 1/30/11

MOON PHASE (66%)
Waning Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
3 inches

AIR TEMP
26° - 30° F
Just an ice report. I fished several lakes today. Ice I fished was 3 to 4 inches. One time I moved 30 feet and it was all of a sudden 2 1/2 inches. Be very carefull on these pits. Ice changes quickly. If we get any warm weather I wont go near this place

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1/8/15 @ 6:33 PM
tfisher10
tfisher10
USER since 10/8/06
North end opens tomorrow.

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1/8/15 @ 6:04 PM
Warmen
Warmen
USER since 4/28/11
Anyone went out recently? How is ice? Any luck?

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2/25/14 @ 10:47 AM
FISHING REPORT
Shorebound
Shorebound
USER since 5/7/03

CONDITIONS
Sunny

ICE DEPTH
14 inches

AIR TEMP
16° - 20° F

WATER TEMP
Below 40° F
Went Sunday late morning until early afternoon. First went to North Unit but it was closed due to flooding. Went to South Unit, old Ponderosa Club. Fishing was slow, moved and drilled a lot and just a few small gills and perch. The ice was OK but not what I expected. There was three inches of solid ice on top of 12" to 15" ice soft honey combed crap under it. If we don't get much snow it should solidify a little. If you go be careful. I was walking past the end of an island, stepped into about 8" of snow and went knee deep through 1/4" of ice. I'm glad it was only about two feet deep.

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1/30/14 @ 6:26 PM
FISHING REPORT
fish on, scottty
fish on, scottty
MEMBER since 2/8/12

CONDITIONS
Sunny

ICE DEPTH
11 inches

AIR TEMP
6° - 10° F

WATER TEMP
Below 40° F
Got a couple of birch and white bass In about 50 feet of water.

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1/25/14 @ 1:38 PM
walstreetj
walstreetj
USER since 1/30/11
Hi Shorebound They have been stocking Redears out there for years. They get big so those are really getting popular all over Illinois. Southern Illinois seems to really be stocking them pretty heavily to. I`m hoping to get out to Mazonia tomorrow to hit as you said some ares I could`t get to for a few years due to no ice. Hope to meet you out there some day to compare notes. Best of luck Smile

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