We went to the Illinois River on Friday afternoon and cme back Sunday afternoon. We wnt out Saturday morning and caught 11 channel, 1 flat and 1 blue along with quite a few drum, but nothing more than about 6 lbs. We went back to the same spot Saturday night and caught some really nice fish 9 channel 2 blues and 2 flats with one that I caught that weighed 27 lbs & 6 oz. Caught the big flat on a skip jack 5in long. and 12 lb flat on a crawdad.