Haigh Quarry


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Address
2738 E 2000 North Road,
Kankakee,
Illinois,

60901,
United States


Haigh Quarry Dive Site

Haigh Quarry bills itself as “the Caribbean of the Midwest” because of the abundance and variety of fish located there. With no fishing allowed, the fish are allowed to grow to maturity with only the other fish as their natural predators.

Fee for entrance to the dive site is $20.00 per diver, $10.00 per non-diver. No pets, no non-divers under the age of 12.

Hours of operation – 8 am – 5pm Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri; Sat 7am – 7 pm; Sun 7am – 5 pm; closed Tues; May – end of October.

Air fills are available on site for $9.00. NITROX 32 (must have Nitrox C-Card) is available for $15.00/fill.

MAX Depth – 75 feet
AVE Depth – 35 feet
VIZ – 10-50 feet
Elevation – NA
Water Temp – Low 40 deg F – High 70 deg F
Thermocline – 30 feet or so

Structures – Rock Crusher, Rock drill, Boats, Underwater Archaeology course,Truck, WW II LARC, dive platforms, Tricycle farm, swim through course

Fish – Crappie, Blue Gill, Rock Bass, Small Mouth Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Perch, Walleye, Catfish, Northern Pike, Muskellunge, Paddlefish

Gear – 7mm wet suit recommended, gloves and hood are a must if you go beneath the thermocline.

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