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Illinois River

Putnam County, Illinois
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3/25/22 @ 8:01 PM
apb97
User since 9/9/17

@Walli Guy; About a mile up river from three I creek is the old Marquette mine dump 

Locals know both LOL!

3/23/22 @ 8:02 PM
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gaff1
User since 3/19/12

MWC held there contest past weekend.22 lbs + took first place.Most teams found fish. Average weight 2 lbs.

This is good news that fish are there,but what about size? Years ago,it took 30-40 lbs. to put you in the money,average weight 3-4 lbs. What happened to the size? Thanks for sharing-

3/23/22 @ 5:55 AM
Walli Guy
User since 7/27/14

just curious, i've fished at and know most of the spots from the rock to lacon but never heard of marquette dump

nevermind if its your secret honey hole. lol

3/22/22 @ 12:11 PM
apb97
User since 9/9/17

Bobo69; yes all sauger

3/20/22 @ 8:16 PM
bobo69
User since 3/6/15

Apb79 - eyes? WTG!

3/20/22 @ 5:54 PM
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apb97
User since 9/9/17
Sunny 61° - 65° F
Water: 46° - 50° F

Fished the clam beds and at the Marquette dump. Boated 9 fish total all but one legal. 5 at over 2# one at 3.5#. all on hair jigs 17'-18' of water


3/18/22 @ 4:59 PM
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apb97
User since 9/9/17
Sunny 61° - 65° F
Water: 40° - 45° F

Finally got out yesterday. Fished Hennepin barge terminal, high lines, clam beds and the old Marquette dump. Pulled 4 quality fish on hair jigs with plastics. Didn't see many fish caught .

water temp was 45, current was pretty light and about 10" of clarity

11/30/21 @ 6:31 PM
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Gunnysack2
User since 11/21/19
Sunny 46° - 50° F
Water: Below 40° F

Fished Hennipen are today. Caught 14 legal sauger with the largest being 20”. Caught 30 total. Good day on river. All caught with plastic.

11/28/21 @ 3:23 PM
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apb97
User since 9/9/17
Sunny 36° - 40° F
Water: Below 40° F

Fished at the Hennepin grain terminal from 8-1. winds NW 10-15, sunny 40deg, water temp at 38.

Pulled 8 fish 5 keepers on jigs and plastic minnows in 20' of water.

11/9/21 @ 7:51 AM
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Gunnysack2
User since 11/21/19
Sunny 56° - 60° F
Water: 46° - 50° F

Fished from Hennipen to Spring Valley. Cleanest water at SV. Caught 6 sauger and 12 whites at SV. 10 -15 fow. 

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