Mississippi River Pool 26 (Alton Pool)

Jersey - Illinois


  • 24 catches

  • 257 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. Great shot Capt Morris took of this 10.2 bass belly! If you want some great bass fishing Morris definitely delivers!

    10 lb. 2 oz. Largemouth Bass with a golden Shiner

    1. Damn
    2. sweet🀩
    3. For sure Shawn! πŸ˜€
    4. Those fish haven't missed any meals!πŸŽ£πŸŸβ„οΈ
    5. Yes B for sure! thanks!!
    6. b ripoer 0
      That's a great pic. I agree with you Debbie p, Capt Morris will put you on big fish period.
    7. thanks Rick!
    8. Rick S 0
      Awesome!
    9. Thank you Chad!
    10. Thanks Capt. Again sometime hopefully.
    11. Chad Jaco 0
      Cool pic!! Nice Debbie!!🎣
    12. and Madison πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. I wish every one that fished with me set the hook like you
    14. Bill Fussell 0
      πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    15. George, you calling me fat?!? πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
    16. πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚ Robert! can’t say I had the perfect hook set either though. Chris it’s well worth the discomfort. Just hit the bar before departing and then take a nice nap! ...more All better when you wake up 😁🎣🏝
    17. πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚ Robert! can’t say I had the perfect hook set either though. Chris it’s well worth the discomfort. Just hit the bar before departing and then take a nice nap! ...more All better when you wake up 😁🎣🏝
    18. George Horvath 0
      Fatso
    19. Im warming up my ice rod... i aint riding a plane with a mask though πŸ˜‚
    20. Robert Coleman 0
      Oh, he has a chance, he'll just screw it up and set the hook straight up!🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    21. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Robert! I think even Chris has a chance with Morris!!! 🎣😁
    22. Robert Coleman 0
      I will second that!!! He will make you a member of the ten pound club... or bigger! 😁😁😁😁 Unless you're Chris P.🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
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  2. My biggest little bass from today lol. Can’t always be a hawg! 😊🎣

    Largemouth Bass with a Johnson Beetle Spins

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

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

    1. justin sumner 0
      what’s the trick I’m new to the river
  5. 37 lb. 4 oz. Blue Catfish with a skip Jack

    1. justin sumner 0
      Alton?
    2. Rambo Robertson 0
      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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  6. 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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  7. Details: 2 lb. 6 oz. 9 in. Bluegill with a crappie jig

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

  8. 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
  9. 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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