ILLINOIS  RIVER  CONDITIONS

 

 

God Bless America!!

 

Illinois River Water Level
(as of......08-10-17)
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CHECK OUT "CURRENT EVENTS PAGE"


FOR WHAT'S GOING ON THE REMAINDER OF 2017!!!

Photos of "Members Only" Winners in Photo Gallery...check it out!

 

TEMPERATURE   75 F.
CLARITY 8"
DEPT Normal


LOCAL ACCESS RAMPS

STARVED ROCK Open
BARTO LANDING (S.V.) Open
HENNEPIN Open
HENRY
Open


FISHING "HOT" SPOTS

08-10-17... AS OF 6 A.M. ..... THURSDAY MORNING

 

HOT AREAS!

 

Several areas have been "hotter" than others. If you are going out please send us a report so that we can keep this page as current as possible.

 

 The club is very grateful for your efforts....Thank you!!!

 

RATINGS = ???......POOR.......FAIR......GOOD......GREAT!!

STARVED ROCK...... ?

 

UTICA BRIDGE (WEST).... ?

 

RT. 39 BRIDGE AREA.... ?

 

"SNAG HOLE"...... ?

 

                                                                             MERTEL'S..... ?

 

PERU FLATS.... ?

 

CLAM BEDS..... ?

 

HENNEPIN CANAL.... ?

 

HENNEPIN HIGH LINES.... ?

 

BELOW SISTER ISLANDS.... ?

 

SECRET "HONEY HOLE" BUOY....still a secret! 

We could tell you where the Secret "Honey Hole" is but then we would have to........(you know!)

 

LAKE SENACHWINE (MOUTH).... ?

 

EXPLANATION OF THE ABOVE "FISH RATING" SYSTEM

 

Poor...just what it says....poor, not much going on, scattered and small (under 14")

 

Fair...Fish are being taken but +/- 14" and widely scattered. No size being reported.

 

Good....Fish are "bunching up" and being caught .....  2 lb. fish coming in with regularity.

 

Great....Fish are being caught almost everywhere with reports of "3 lbs.+" being taken by all reporting parties. This means that your "significant other" could go out and catch a limit and still be home in time to watch the noon football game.

 

PRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES:

Most of the fishermen have been "jigging" but reports have come in that "three-ways" have also been producing fish.

 

Check out our new CALENDAR OF EVENTS page...meeting dates and "stuff".

 

If you have been fishing on the Illinois River, please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and give us your report.

 

River Water Level Forecast for Starved Rock Lock & Dam

LSLI2 Illinois River near La Salle (Illinois)

Current Hydrologic Observations for Illinois provided by the National Weather Service - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service