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03-31-2008, 10:17 PM #1
Problems with Illinois Snagging Rules
I snag below Alton and Chain of Rocks but now I'm told I have to obey the Illinois regs. I got the info from three different IDNR agents that state you have to be within 300 yards of the Alton Dam and No snagging below Chain Of Rocks on the Illinois side. I snag from a boat with a missouri license. Anyone else having problems?
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03-31-2008, 10:54 PM #2
It's complicated, snagging paddlefish is the only sportfishing reciprocal agreement the two states didn't work out. Sooooo, we are stuck with Illinois' regulations which only allow snagging within 300 yards of a dam.
03-31-2008, 11:12 PM #3
Thats exactly what I was told. Thanks for the confirmation. I have been going to Winfield since then and not doing very well.