Fishing the kaskaskia river in vandalia Ill need info as where to fish?

Discussion in 'ILLINOIS RIVERS TALK' started by fisherking 18, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. fisherking 18

    fisherking 18 New Member

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    I was just wondering if anyone has fished the kaskaskia river near vandalia , never fished there going there sunday 6-10 06 :confused2: for those nice channells or flats, and what luck have anyone had thanks....
     
  2. Shawn

    Shawn New Member

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    look for some wood cover with current in or near several feet of water,,,

    I cant name any specific spots, i fished near Shelbyville back in the day and near Ramsey. good stretch of river between Shelbyville and Van...


    Shawn
     

  3. Clintonlakeguy

    Clintonlakeguy New Member

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    I grew up in Vandalia, always seemed to be kind of a slow fishing river to me. But it was better than Vandalia Lake
     
  4. Clintonlakeguy

    Clintonlakeguy New Member

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    so how did you do?
     
  5. fisherking 18

    fisherking 18 New Member

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    Well to be honest with you, clintonlake guy, I was not able to make that trip but am ready to see what happens this father"s day maybe I can get a little bit lucky and catch a few of those nice cat"s, am just wondering is there, some nice holes along that river,am coming from north county in st. louis...