FISHING HOLE SCOUTING

Discussion in 'LOCAL ILLINOIS TALK' started by BIG_D, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    Batchtown IL.
    did a little scouting around alton today found me a new spot abouve the alton lock and dam looks promissing if im not raind out gona try it thursday evning also broke down and got some circle hooks of diff sizes and 4/0 kahle hooks iv always fished j hooks but i hear you all talking up theas hooks thout it was time to try theam myself hope to tryem thurs night at the dam im pumpd a new hole lol not got much exspereuns on that river yet but i listen well to you all time to start trying it wish me luck and if it rains me out ill be the one wineing in the corner of the BOC room lol
     
  2. littleman

    littleman Active Member

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    Illinois
    Good luck to ya and I hope to see some pics of your catches.
     

  3. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    8,107
    State:
    Batchtown IL.
    well i think my fishing will have to wait its pooring rain hear o well i think it might help fishing pic up a little i hope
     
  4. bwhupp

    bwhupp New Member

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    Belleville
    Just remember.. don't set the hook witht hose circles! Just let the fish do their thing and real them in!
     
  5. fishnfwl

    fishnfwl New Member

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    South Cent
    You'll be fine by tomorrow night, although ya might need a light jacket by then :big_smile: river should be descent too! You sure you ain't just going to the casino :wink:
     
  6. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    Batchtown IL.
    lol no casino for me lol yea thats gona be the hardest thing for me to lern not to do is to not set the hook iv had to for so many years its just the nateral thing for me to do but i will just lern to leave it alone:cool2: