Staunton Reservoir

Discussion in 'ILLINOIS LAKES / RESERVOIRS TALK' started by pitbull1078, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. pitbull1078

    pitbull1078 New Member

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    Any one fish there? I been going there alot and fishing from the bank and all i have caught is a catfish about 5 inches long. Any one else do better there?
     
  2. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    Doug i fish thear i have got cats up to 12lb outa thear fishing is up and down thear sonys stink bait works thear hot dogs cut brem chicken liver things should start to pic up next month i have not done any good any wher yet
     

  3. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    PS. welcome to the BOC
     
  4. pitbull1078

    pitbull1078 New Member

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    Thanks man! At least I know im not wasting my time. Is there any certain area you fish? I sit along the spillway there but latley there has been kids hanging around and flying around in the parking lot. I sit at the other boat dock sometimes but always seem to get snagged
     
  5. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    Doug i fish thoes two spots myself geting snaged at the uper spots never ben a prob for me must be some new crap in the water up thear i have not fished that spot yet this year i fished the spillway today got the big skunk
     
  6. pitbull1078

    pitbull1078 New Member

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    I think im gonna head up there sometime tomorrow and try for awhile. Hopefully I can get 1 or 2
     
  7. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    good luck it was so windy up thear today i bout froze lol
     
  8. pitbull1078

    pitbull1078 New Member

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    you been up to the reservoir lately Dallas? I went up a few days ago and caught 6 but they where all between 5-7 inches. Im doing something wrong i guess...lol
     
  9. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    Doug i havent ben up thear in a few weeks no you are not doing nuten wrong the fishing can be tuff up thear this time of year id say middle of next month things should realy take off i hope lol
     
  10. pitbull1078

    pitbull1078 New Member

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    well we should hit it next month together. what do you say?
     
  11. BIG_D

    BIG_D New Member

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    sounds like a plan to me Doug