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Ice Fishing Locations?

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Has anybody ice fished in northern Illinois? If so, where? I think people fish in the bays of Lake Michigan later in the year. Anybody know about that?

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I grew up fishing the fox chain, good variety of fish. Stick to Lake Marie and Petite and you can't go wrong. I haven't been down there in about ten years so things may be diffrent. The harbors on michigan can be good a little later in the year for perch. good luck.

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Thanks eelpout. Looks like a good chain of lakes in that area.

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The chain is always a good bet. The harbors are good around mid January. This year it may be earlier. I would check with any of your friends that have retention ponds in there community. They have good fish in them most of the time.

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Thanks Bob, I actually have seen people in those little retention ponds. Its hard to believe they actually catch anything in them.

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There are a lot of people that bring there fish home and release them. Fishing close to home.

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Any updates on places to ice fish in Chicagoland?

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