baldwin lake

Discussion in 'ILLINOIS LAKES / RESERVOIRS TALK' started by Rockin' Blues, Oct 25, 2005.

  1. Rockin' Blues

    Rockin' Blues New Member

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    I'm just wondering if anyone catfishes baldwin in the winter and if so what they use for bait?I've been fishing there using cut bluegill but would like to catch some shad.I have a throw net but all i get are too small.About 3 weeks ago I did manage to catch a 40lb. flathead on a bluegill head trolling.I appretiate any tips. :confused:
     
  2. Rockin' Blues

    Rockin' Blues New Member

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    If anyone has any suggestions on finding larger shad or were to find the big ones when it gets cold i would appretiate it :D