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Fox Chain Of Lakes,Mchenry County


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By peepaw - Posted on 25 May 2011

The slabs are in the shallow bays in full numbers. @-4" water in the thick brush on Catherine,Channel and Petite lakes. Ice jigs tipped with minnows are catching limits of fish in the 10-12" range. Water temp in the spawning areas in the low 50's.

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Bite has slowed as the fish start moving deeper with warming temps.Fish weedlines 6-8' still minnows the bait of choice. Northwest corner of channel lake holding large numbers of mature fish, east of inlet channel.

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