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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...

Most Illinois anglers are aware of which lakes have the best fishing for largemouths. But these 10 lakes see little fishing pressure. The bass are waiting for you!

10 Bass Lakes You've Never Heard Of

October 04, 2010

Most Illinois anglers are aware of which lakes have the best fishing for largemouths. But...

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have some mighty fine fishing for bass and other species. Here's how you can get in on the action.

The Metro-East's Bass & More!

October 04, 2010

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have some mighty fine fishing for bass and other species....

Special regulations have obviously led to bigger smallmouths on northern Illinois' Rock River. So why then is the DNR dumping the entire management plan? See if you can figure it out!

The Rock River Bass Battle

October 04, 2010

Special regulations have obviously led to bigger smallmouths on northern Illinois' Rock River....

Some Illinois anglers go on out-of-state fishing trips to catch bass. What the heck are they thinking? We have plenty of big bucketmouths just waiting for a lure right here! (March 2006)

The Prairie State's Lunker Largemouths

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

Some Illinois anglers go on out-of-state fishing trips to catch bass. What the heck are they...

No place in the country offers the variety and quality of bass fishing to match what the Peach State provides. Here's a look at some of the best of those waters for 2010!  (April 2010)

Georgia's Best Bassin'

October 04, 2010

No place in the country offers the variety and quality of bass fishing to match what the Peach...

This might be the best time of year for hooking a lunker largemouth in the central part of the state. And these lakes offer some overlooked water to target!

Middle Georgia Winter Bass Tactics

Scott Bernarde - October 04, 2010

This might be the best time of year for hooking a lunker largemouth in the central part of the...

Reservoirs like Blackshear, Walter George and Seminole may get all the publicity, but this corner of the state also has some hidden bassin' jewels. Here's a look at a few of those waters. (May 2009)

Southwest Georgia's Other Bassin'

October 04, 2010

Reservoirs like Blackshear, Walter George and Seminole may get all the publicity, but this...

Now's the time to shake off that winter lethargy and hit the water for some bass fishing. Once you're out the door, these are the places to target this year. (April 2009)

2009 Hotspots For Peach State Bass

October 04, 2010

Now's the time to shake off that winter lethargy and hit the water for some bass fishing. Once...

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