Click USGS to see the river's flow in Wilmigton or Momence.
Kids Fishing Day
Saturday, Oct 17 at 8:00a.m.- 12:00p.m.
Bird Park Quarry E. Station St., Kankakee, Illinois
2015 Kankakee Iroquois River Clean Up
On September 19th from 8:00AM to 1:00PM there will be the NIAA's River Cleanup. This will be the making of their 33rd year.
This is a wonderful experience to help keep the rivers clean and ecosystem in check. If you are planning on donating your time there are 7 registrations stations.
Each registration station is on the Kankakee River beginning in Momence Island Park and ending at the Kankakee River State Park. "fish can't masticate on garbage".......
This weeks eye is on the Improved Blood Knot. This knot is used to join two lines of different diameter together. Most often used for flyfishing, it can also come in handy when tying a leader to your
line or when tying some braided to your
arbor with a mono tip....
Last Archive Aug. 2015
License also availble online at Illinois DNR website
Check out the Bragin' Board to see your fish. We have many people wanting to share their catch with KRTP. Its both a good way to see how our river is producing and to prove it wasn't just a "fish story".
Morrell's are easy to find in the Kankakee River State Park
There is only one place in the entire world that these Malvaceaes are located and that's
The Kankakee River State Park
The Northern Illinois Anglers Association (N.I.A.A.), a nonprofit organization that's concerned for the ecological future of Illinois waterways.