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The Prairie State's Best Walleye Lakes

From opening day till the first freeze, these are the best walleye waters in the Land of

Spring Bluegill Bonanza

Illinois bluegill addicts don't have to travel very far to lock horns with this little

The Long Way Home

When coho salmon smolts were released into Lake Michigan tributaries in 1966, their fate was

Illinois Muskie Madness

If you think you're up to tangling with the biggest, meanest predator in the state, here are

Cats Galore, Bass No More?

Once known for its white and smallmouth bass fisheries, central Illinois' Powerton Lake has

Illinois' Pheasant Forecast

The Illinois pheasant population held its own in areas with good wintering habitat.

Northern Illinois Ice-Fishing Forecast 2009

There's plenty of good hardwater angling to be had in the northern half of the Prairie State

Prairie State Papermouths

Crappie enthusiasts know that the spring spawning season is one of the best times of the year

Small Waters For Lunker Largemouths

Some of the heftiest Illinois largemouths come from our smallest public waters! Here are some

Illinois' Super Striper Spots

These shad-eating machines prowl a number of Illinois waters, providing excitement for any

Don Gasaway

The Carterville Crappie Connection

Fred Washburn has fished for crappies around Carterville most of his 66 years, cashing more

Southern Illinois' 'Other' Bass Factories

The southern portion of the Prairie State offers up plenty of fine, less-known largemouth

Don Gassaway

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