Body Of Water Affected Title Description


Fox River (IL)

Posted 07/31/2010
Montrogmery Dam to Stratton Dam Closed Capt. Morelock of the DNR informs us that the Fox River has now been closed from Montgomery to the Stratton Dam near McHenry.



Fox River (IL)

Posted 07/24/2010
River Closed from Montrogmery Dam to Algonquin Dam From the IDNR:
"swift current, floating debris, submerged structures and piers have cread condition
significantly hazardous to navigation on the Fox River from the Mongomery Dam to the Algonquin Dam (Kane Country)..."



Fox River (IL)

Posted 05/14/2010
Recreational Boating Restriction - Montgomery Dam to Algonquin Dam The attached recreational boating restriction has been implemented for the Fox River from the Montgomery Dam to the Algonquin Dam effective 11:00 a.m. on May 14, 2010.

Thank you.

Captain Joe Morelock
Region 3 Commander



Fox River (IL)

Posted 08/15/2009
Continuing blockages at I88 Bridge Don Muggenborg informs us about continuing problems relating to the replacement of the I88 bridge over the Fox. If at all possible,this area should be avoided until construction is completed.

"We paddled the Fox River at North Aurora on Saturda ....
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Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/29/2009
Montgomery to Stratton Dams Open Director Miller has lifted the boating restrictions on the Fox River between the Montgomery Dam and Stratton Dams in Lake, McHenry and Kane Counties.

The Fox Waterway Agency may still have no wake restrictions in place.

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Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/23/2009
Closures - Fox, Rock, Kish The DNR informs us of the following closures due to high water conditions:

The Fox River, Montgomery North to Stratton Dam

The Rock River, through Ogle, Whiteside, and Lee Counties

The South Branch of the Kishwaukee from C ....
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Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/19/2009
I-88 bridge demolition closure - 1000 ft portage required! The following was received from the Illinois Tollway: Fox river Closed at Reagan memorial tollway (I-88) for Fox river bridge demolition work. Paddlers Advised to Consider Alternate Route or Portage Required.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.

The Illi ....
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Fox River (IL)

Posted 04/30/2009
Pistakee Lake to Montgomery Closed The Emergency Management Coordinator from the Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources has informed that they have issued a Recreational Boating Restriction for the Fox River due to dangerous flooding conditions.

The river is closed from the Algonq ....
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http://www.dnr.state.il.us/


Fox River (IL)

Posted 08/20/2008
Algonquin to Stratton Dam Open All 3 zones of the Chain of Lakes Fox River Waterway are now open.


http://www.foxwaterway.state.il. ....

http://www.foxwaterway.org/zones ....


Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/26/2008


Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/26/2008
Fox River No-Wake Zones Opened, Lower River Remains Closed. The Fox Waterway Agency has announced that Zones B & C of the upper Fox River have been opened to No-wake traffic. Zone A remains closed to all traffic.

Zone A : Remains closed. The "Lower River" is from Stratton Dam south to Algonquin Dam ....
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http://www.foxwaterway.state.il. ....


Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/16/2008
Wisconsin border to Algonquin Dam Closed "The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has designated the Fox River from the Wisconsin/Illinois border to the Algonquin Dam, including the Chain O'Lakes, as a Restricted Boating Area due to hazardous navigation conditions. Watercraft of all types, ....
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Fox River (IL)

Posted 06/10/2008
Boating restricted on Fox River between Stratton and Montgomery Dams River closed due to high water, swift currents and dangerous debris.

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), based upon local request, has designated a portion of the Fox River between the Stratton Dam and the Montg ....
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http://www.foxwaterway.org/pdfat ....

http://www.foxwaterway.state.il. ....


Fox River (IL)

Posted 04/29/2008
Stratton Dam to Montgomery Dam Restrictions Lifted According to the Suntimes, the IDNR has issued a memo lifting the boating restriction from Stratton Dam (near McHenry) to the Montgomery dam

See the links below for more details.



http://www.suburbanchicagonews.c ....

http://www.paddleaway.com/gmap?c ....


Fox River (IL)

Posted 04/23/2008
I-88 Bridge, Debris from Truck Accident A recent truck accident on the I-88 bridge has left debris in the river posing an additional danger to paddlers. Also take note of several dangerous areas in the I-88 bridge construction area -as reported by Randy Hetfield (President, CWA):

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Fox River (IL)

Posted 04/18/2008
Additional Fox River Closures According to the Elgin Paper, the stretch from Stratton Dam to the Montgomery Dam is closed to boating. The Jon Duerr Forest Preserve also is closed and there is yellow tape across the boat ramp with IDNR signs posted stating "No Watercraft Allowed" refe ....
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Fox River (IL)

Posted 04/12/2008
Fox Waterway Closures/Restrictions Lower river closed.
Upper river - no wake.
Chain o' Lakes - no wake.



http://www.foxwaterway.state.il. ....

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