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11/24/19 @ 4:37 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (5%)
Waning Crescent
Rusty1
MEMBER since 1/1/03

Fished from 7 until 11 only one bite all the gates and the gate next to spillway were open there was about 1” of ice on the back channel going towards lock. Water temps mid 30’s

8/26/19 @ 7:38 AM
NITRO GUY
User since 4/28/05

to Eskimo44,

You need a waterway sticker to my knowledge from the WI state line south to the Algonquin dam, upstream side.

8/25/19 @ 5:23 PM
Eskimo44
User since 12/27/17

Do you need a fox water way sticker to use your boat below the dam?

Thanks In advance for any info!

3/28/18 @ 7:36 PM
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MOON PHASE (90%)
Waxing Gibbous
jimmy2179428
jimmy2179428
MEMBER since 4/23/17

What a beautiful day to go fishing! I was out from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm below the dam today. There were 4 boats on the river and about 4 other bank fisherman up and down the river. The water is super low right now. I didn't see anyone else catching anything and I didn't get a bite at all. But you know what they say,  the worst day of fishing is better than the best day of work! Tight lines! 

3/14/18 @ 7:55 PM
Lockwooddaniel45
Lockwooddaniel45
User since 3/14/18

leaddog721 You can also fish from shore and fishing piers at the Chain O Lakes State Park which is just north west of grass lake on the Fox River. This part of the river is undeveloped and has a lot of marshland. 

3/10/18 @ 3:35 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (38%)
Waning Crescent
Rusty1
MEMBER since 1/1/03

Fished this morning, 20 minute boat ride no wake. Water was moving pretty fast. Picked up 1 15.5" water was 35 in morning 38 when I left. 1/2 oz chartreuse and a blacktail. 2 other boats I did not see them catch anything.

12/4/17 @ 5:07 PM
leaddog721
User since 12/17/09

I have never fished the Fox river so I am very unfamiliar with the area and am a shore bound angler. Is moraine hills state park the only public shore access? And does anyone know the hours? I would make a trip and stay after dark if thats allowed so I wouldn't have to wait for the weekend. Thanks 

12/3/17 @ 6:30 AM
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Full Moon
Rusty1
MEMBER since 1/1/03

Water temp 40

 3 shorts and 1 keeper and a few stripers kept one. Went back by the lock pick up a few small perch and a few small stripers and a very small eye. Beautiful day in the boat for December.....

11/22/17 @ 5:54 AM
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MOON PHASE (16%)
Waxing Crescent
gotem
gotem
User since 1/1/10

Good luck.pm me how you do. I was there Saturday 6-10. No fish.one lock was open pretty good. The others are at their normal level

11/21/17 @ 9:04 PM
stouty
User since 1/21/08

I'm going to try launch down by 176 on Friday and motor up to the dam, I'm sure the locks are wide open as the water is dropping fast up here on the chain. It'd be nice to pluck a couple eyes for a friday night fish fry...

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