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I have fished the Kankakee River many times before but I keep seeing reports about the Wilmington Dam. I just had a few questions about where it was, how to get there, and do you have to wade or can you fish from shore? Thanks. :?: :)
 

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Ah, the good ole wilmington dam. I used to fish there a ton when I was a kid. The river underneath the dam is pretty shallow so you can pretty much wade all the way across. Used to pull a ton of bass out of there. It can get pretty crowded at times though.

Do a google map search for the Dam Bait Shop at
123 Bridge St
Wilmington, IL 60481

Its right at the dam and will get you right there.
 
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