There are no reports of fish being taken in the Chicago area. Agreeing to these terms and conditions 1 Any buyer attending an auction agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set out here. They are biting - can catch them! Picking up some fish in the shallows running crank baits, spinner baits, and a few Buzz Baits. Best success is from the river above the spillway on minnows and a few jigs.