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Wading the Fox, Kishwaukee rivers

July 01, 2009 at 09:00 AM

Warm weather turns many anglers thoughts to wade fishing streams.

Arlington Heights Daily Herald writer Mike Jackson is among those pondering the joys of stream fishing in a recent column. Writes Jackson:

Aside from the Fox, I also like to step in to the Kishwaukee River just west of Woodstock and see if the smallmouth, walleye and pike are available for a little hand-to-hand combat. ...

The Kish and Fox Rivers have nice populations of smallmouth bass and pike. I look for sand and gravel areas as a place to start my exploration.

There are plenty of sections on the Fox that one can sight-fish these species, all because of clear water conditions. Similar water clarity occurs on the Kishwaukee near turns in the stream.

Click here to read the rest of his column.

 

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