fishing kiswaukee

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fishing kiswaukee

Postby retiredarmysarge99 » Jun Fri 26, 2020 11:42 am

good morn im lookin for a lil info im located in huntley and been wanting to take my kayak on the kish and fish any help tips etc i have a jackson bigrig maybe tag along with some one i dont want secret spots just wanna fish thanks
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Re: fishing kiswaukee

Postby Rambler » Jun Fri 26, 2020 5:51 pm

Sarge - not sure this will help - I know the south branch better than the north.

You could put in at Russell Woods west of Genoa on Rte 72 & paddle to Pottawatomie Woods out past Kirkland. Putting in at Russell isn't easy - you have to carry your boat over a bridge. Alternately you can put in in downtown Genoa. It's an easier put-in but it cuts off some nice parts of the river.

It's a medium distance from Genoa to Kirkland - not sure how you feel about paddling upstream to get back. Better to have cars at both ends.

Have fun.
Keep calm and fish on...

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Re: fishing kiswaukee

Postby retiredarmysarge99 » Jun Fri 26, 2020 6:12 pm

o i dont paddle lol i have a trolling motor got smart after fishing the fox i have a jackson bigrig so carrying is out lol thanks for the info
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Re: fishing kiswaukee

Postby Skifish1 » Jun Fri 26, 2020 7:30 pm

Study Google maps you find areas to launch but closer to rockford the better so more water volume kish can be very shallow extended sections where to shallow for motor
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