Southern IL pond

POst reports from those private lakes and ponds. No need to give up the location. Sometimes just knowing they're biting in a region can be a help to others.

Southern IL pond

Postby badger75 » May Thu 10, 2018 3:25 pm

9in bluegill.jpg

Got to fish the pond on my Brother-in-law's place near Carbondale. Landed a few LM and some bluegills. Including this one in the pic - I measured it at 9". And it was thick. Nice fight on UL gear.

Got another one the following day.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
User avatar
badger75
Fishing Czar
 
Posts: 700
Joined: May Fri 12, 2017 10:36 am
Location: Batavia, IL

Re: Southern IL pond

Postby urbanHog312 » May Thu 10, 2018 3:33 pm

my only issue is that its not covered in beer batter. killer gill!
gin, smoke, lies
User avatar
urbanHog312
Ichthyoid Artimus
 
Posts: 1602
Joined: Mar Fri 28, 2014 1:32 pm
Location: Winfield, IL

Re: Southern IL pond

Postby HEDDONFROG » May Fri 11, 2018 11:37 am

I love small ponds and gill fishing. It’s so damn nostalgic. Killer sized gill Keith
Piscis magnus venandi
User avatar
HEDDONFROG
Ichthyoid Artimus
 
Posts: 1899
Joined: Aug Tue 01, 2017 9:26 pm
Location: Western Burbs

Re: Southern IL pond

Postby Rambler » May Sat 12, 2018 1:27 pm

UL ROCKS!!!
Keep calm and fish on...

There's a fine line between fishing and just sitting there looking stupid
User avatar
Rambler
Ichthyoid Artimus
 
Posts: 4519
Joined: Sep Wed 03, 2014 1:25 pm
Location: Near West suburbs

Re: Southern IL pond

Postby jmdog2003 » May Sat 12, 2018 5:21 pm

Check out the forehead on that bull. Good lookin' brute.
jmdog2003
Ichthyoid Artimus
 
Posts: 3028
Joined: Apr Fri 13, 2012 7:50 pm
Location: Naperville

Re: Southern IL pond

Postby catchafew » May Sat 12, 2018 11:54 pm

That's a beauty!
User avatar
catchafew
Ichthyoid Artimus
 
Posts: 2560
Joined: Mar Sat 05, 2011 6:40 pm
Location: Downers Grove

Re: Southern IL pond

Postby Lip_Yanker » May Mon 14, 2018 2:28 pm

Nice bull. Bet it felt like a tank on the UL!
Exclusive member of Muff Divers Local #69 "No muff to tough, we dive at five."
User avatar
Lip_Yanker
Ichthyoid Artimus
 
Posts: 1100
Joined: Aug Mon 06, 2007 7:06 pm
Location: Dekalb


Return to "Private" waters in Illinois

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest