Pier pass to fish the harbors in Chicago?
I stopped by Diversey Harbor on my way home from work tonight to check the ice. I drilled a hole at the little park district ramp right before it goes under the fullerton bridge, 1.5"
I drilled another hole at the far north end of the harbor and there was 2" of ice. I didnt venture out onto any of the piers because I don't have a pier pass yet.
There is still open water at the bridge under lakeshore, otherwise the rest of the harbor is locked up. Not that the perch are any good right now but the cold should have the harbors fishable by next weekend.
Has anyone been out to navy pier lately? I know the perch moved back in the river from 95th to the ford plant. Was just wondering if they returned to the pier?
Finally got out to Navy Pier today hoping that the water had finally cleared up (wishful thinking) water is still bad only a few guys out and when I dropped my Marcum Recon in to see what was really going on it looked like an underwater blizzard of silt but on a good note the bottom up about 1 to 2 ft was clear so it's improving but very very slowly may still be weeks before it's good again or it could be shot for the season unless we get a good provaling wind off shore for a few days to clear it up also Burnham harbor is silty too same deal there too good luck to the north and have a safe New year
Just spoke with Henry's Bait and tackle on a fishing report about Navy Pier that said few perch being cought and water is still a bit merky Burnham harbor Montrose harbor were better can anyone confirm that report or a better one on these spots for perch fishing I'm not looking to drive to Wisconsin just yet any information would be greatly appreciated
Thanks for the update I appreciate it very much keep hooking them up
Went out today. Water is still very cloudy. No bites in 2 hrs no one I seen caught anything. Went to 95th street and got into them there. Best bet is to go to 95th for perch.
Can anyone post a water clarity report and fishing report for today 12/15/18 think of trying tommorow morning thanks
Has anyone been out perching since Tuesday this week? A friend went out on 12-11-18 and did not get a bite! Thinking of trying it tomorrow morning.