Anyone been out to Whalon Lake Lately?
Whalon Lake protects a diversity of habitats, including prairie, wetland, an 80-acre lake, and a portion of the DuPage River. The preserve provides trailer parking and a boat launch on the lake for small fishing boats, and there is no launch fee or Distri...
Fish fish are spawning with some big gals' already moving slightly off the bank around clumps of grass (big heads and skinny bellys). Lots of 1-2 pound males ...more on beds in a foot of water so. Better fish are suspended around Milfoil clumps and ate both hard and soft jerkbaits well. Caught around 15 fish or so. Only got bites around thicker clumps of Milfoil off the bank. Best fish 3.5 lbs or so. Water was 63-65 degrees.
This bass was caught at a cook county forest preserve Lake just outside of chicago. It was caught on 5/21 at about 1pm on a yamamato senko in weeds in about 6 feet ...more if water. It was caught on the 2nd cast and not another bite for next 3 hours...such is fishing
Details: 2 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Beg rig
A large, urban lake. Crappie, Bluegill and bullhead are tops. Excellent shore fishing areas. 590 acres
This power plant cooling lake is one of the best hybrid striper lakes in the nation. Also Walleye, catfish and Bluegill.
Mallard Lake is an 89 acre man-made lake with a maximum depth of 25 feet owned by the Forest Preserve District of Dupage County. The lake is managed under a cooperative management agreement with the I...
Illinois River from downtown Chicago to Lemont