The cold water hasn't stopped the bite in the least. The largemouth and rock bass are still very active. Also got my first pike in almost tens years fishing the Dupage. All fish taken on 3" Gulp minnows, which has come to be my dominant favorite for coldwater fishing.
MOON PHASE (81%)
41° - 45° F
46° - 50° F
Yeah that rain hit a little too early in the month and the weeds weren't ready yet. And the water's been pretty low since early October so weeds have slowly been popping loose and mucking up the river a bit. Add the leaves to that and reeling can be a bit difficult. Have still been getting largemouth, crappie, rock bass, and smallmouth on jigs with Gulp.