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The opportunity to tangle with a largemouth bass is no more than an hour's drive no matter where you live in the Prairie State. (March 2008).

Illinois Bass Outlook 2008

October 04, 2010

The opportunity to tangle with a largemouth bass is no more than an hour's drive no matter...

One problem bass anglers face is that there could be too many good bucketmouth lakes in Illinois to fish before fall arrives. Just make sure you don't overlook these waters. (August 2007)

Illinois' Late-Summer Largemouths

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

One problem bass anglers face is that there could be too many good bucketmouth lakes in...

If you are one of those people who never put the boat away, then tow your rig to these waters for hot striped bass action right now! (January 2007)

Our Open-Water Winter Stripers

October 04, 2010

If you are one of those people who never put the boat away, then tow your rig to these waters...

There are some things in life that you never forget. Battling a big striped bass is one of them. Find out for yourself on these waters. (April 2007)

Illinois' Super Striper Fishing

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

There are some things in life that you never forget. Battling a big striped bass is one of...

Chances are good you have the hooks sharpened on your bass lures and the boat is ready to go for another season. Just be sure to put these destinations on your itinerary! (March 2007)

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

Chances are good you have the hooks sharpened on your bass lures and the boat is ready to go...

Largemouth bass fishing has never been better in the Prairie State. You can have a blast on these lakes this year.

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

October 04, 2010

Largemouth bass fishing has never been better in the Prairie State. You can have a blast on...

Fishing for largemouth bass starts heating up this month in the northern half of our state. You can get your string stretched on these waters.

Northern Illinois Largemouths

October 04, 2010

Fishing for largemouth bass starts heating up this month in the northern half of our state....

Our DNR is working hard at building us a better bass fishery. You can already see the results on these honeyholes.

Best Bets for Bass

October 04, 2010

Our DNR is working hard at building us a better bass fishery. You can already see the results...

It's tough to pick just the top 12 largemouth bass lakes in our state, mainly because there are so many good ones. But the author came up with a dandy dozen, plus three "sleeper" lakes.

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Gary Thomas - October 04, 2010

It's tough to pick just the top 12 largemouth bass lakes in our state, mainly because there...

It has been a long winter for bass anglers living in the northern half of our state, but right about now is the magic time to get out there on these upstate waters.

Northern Illinois Largemouths

October 04, 2010

It has been a long winter for bass anglers living in the northern half of our state, but right...

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