New to the area? A little help - Chicago Illinois Fishing Forum, Information & Reports
» CLF Sponsors
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-05-2003, 07:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 4
Default New to the area? A little help

Ive been at school in New Hampshire for the past 3 years and have taken up saltwater flyfishing and trout fishing. im home for 3 monthes and was wondering whta is great for fishing around here. Im from Crystal Lake and am planning to go to MI for steelhead, but what is good in Chicagoland area?

I was on the fox the other day under the Yorkville dam and caught some walleye on some cowens silversides. i have a feeling flying for walleye is uncommon though. Does anyone know of some great places to go for carp around here?

Thanks for the help.

Brian
edmodog16 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 30
Default

You can catch carp in the Fox. Try the slowest moving water you can find, which might be difficult, given how low the river is. I have caught them using olive and black wooly buggers in real slack water. If you get one, hang on!
jsb2l is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Chicago Illinois Fishing Forum, Information & Reports forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
K3 dam area jaycbs74 Kankakee 8 01-06-2009 11:22 AM
Help with Red Cedar Lake/Rice Lake area/Hayward Area ROKMEL General Outdoors Discussion 0 05-29-2007 08:16 AM
new to the area Iowa_boy General Outdoors Discussion 2 10-20-2006 07:44 PM
K3 - Area 9 access or Des Plaines Conservation Area BOBBYD Kankakee 3 03-23-2004 10:49 AM
New to the area jrodgers Fly Fishing 3 07-07-2003 08:54 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:40 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.