big muddy river

Discussion in 'ILLINOIS LAKES / RESERVOIRS TALK' started by 187um, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. 187um

    187um New Member

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    has anyone fished the big muddy river latley not the mississippi.
     
  2. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Tonto is our Big Muddy expert on here if he doesn't chime in send him a PM.
     

  3. 187um

    187um New Member

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    i sent him a message we will see thanks for the info
     
  4. tunnel hull

    tunnel hull New Member

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    just took a trip to the bridge at plumfield between frankfort-ziegler OPEN water on the northside. big mudy at ziegler-herrin rt.148 froze only open water is very shallow. waiting for it to warm up just a bit more then go soak some bait ............ps went to wal-mart tues. night found some GREAT prices on hooks eagle claws a $1 same on weights
     
  5. 187um

    187um New Member

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    yea i am going out today here in a bit to look around the area. i went to wal-mart the other day and caught some clearance items too. they had gamakatsu circle hooks on clearance got some of those. did the ice look thick?
     
  6. tunnel hull

    tunnel hull New Member

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    warm enough time to soak bait check in later
     
  7. 187um

    187um New Member

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    what bait r u soakin? and in what are you soakin?
     
  8. tunnel hull

    tunnel hull New Member

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    tried bridge at plumfield to shallow 3hrs at the dam 1 strike but nothing, lots of ice got t o whatch rodthey will leave in a hurry!!!!!! 4pm ate a bite going to check wolfcreek.
     
  9. tunnel hull

    tunnel hull New Member

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    if u dont GO u dont no
     
  10. 187um

    187um New Member

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    walked down river a bit near 148 saw some open water hear and there. mostly ice but was melting somewhat quickly hopin it will melt away enough to fish