Mississippi River Pool 26 (Alton Pool)

Jersey - Illinois


  • 21 catches

  • 235 followers

  • 12 spots

More than 75 species of fish inhabit this pool. Most anglers go after Bluegill, catfish and white bass. 40.7 river miles mapped.

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Mississippi River Pool 26 (Alton Pool) Fishing Reports

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  1. My biggest little bass from today lol. Can’t always be a hawg! 😊🎣

    Largemouth Bass with a Johnson Beetle Spins

    1. thank you B!
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice one Debbie
    3. thanks Bryan!
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice one!πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Thank you kindly everyone! Much appreciated 😎🎣
    6. alfred kinney 0
      nice one
    7. Nice one Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Nice catch!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    9. Rick S 0
      WTG Debbie!
    10. Nice
    11. Bill Fussell 0
      πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    12. Nice Bass Debbie πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice catch Debbie!!
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  2. Black Crappie

    1. justin sumner 0
      I’ve seen some nice slabs sitting in the bank cut up but never catch any
    2. justin sumner 0
      you guys really fishing in that pool up from the Alton dam by the bird center?
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  3. Black Crappie

    1. justin sumner 0
      what’s the trick I’m new to the river
  4. 37 lb. 4 oz. Blue Catfish with a skip Jack

    1. justin sumner 0
      Alton?
    2. Illinois
    3. justin sumner 0
      where was this
    4. justin sumner 0
      where was this
    5. james Squibbs 0
      That’s a big cat.πŸ‘πŸ»
    6. James Kasecky 0
      nice!!
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  5. Caught these Sunday at a conservation lake in northern Missouri

    Black Crappie

    1. Brian Oglesby 0
      no I haven’t been there. I pretty much strickly fish conservation lakes in NE part of the state
    2. justin sumner 0
      oh, ive messed around from shore down there in the Alton Slough, not very good though, i think boats are allowed in there soon if not now, you fish there?
    3. Brian Oglesby 0
      I believe it picked up my location from where I was when I posted it. does that make sense?
    4. justin sumner 0
      why does it say pool 26 then?
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  6. Details: 2 lb. 6 oz. 9 in. Bluegill with a crappie jig

    It put up a big fight and i ate it!!!!!

  7. Throw to right with 4 Oz weight. let drift until hitting bottom. avg depth around 20 ft

    16 lb. 36 in. Blue Catfish with a cut shad

    1. Aidan Jones 0
      Nice job bro
  8. Details: 4 lb. walleyes with a worms

    1. Steve Horak 0
      ive been getting walleye on worms too by Alton Dam around the rocks on the bank

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