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36 Fantastic Illinois Fishing Trips

You need to be on high alert when it comes to fishing in our state because there could be a

Lake Michigan's Super Salmonids

Our trout and salmon expert says you can expect great fishing on the big lake this year. You

Illinois' Late-Summer Largemouths

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

Mark Fenske

Illinois Ice-Fishing Forecast 2008

Load 'em up and head 'em out for the best ice-fishing you'll find this winter in the

36 Prairie State Hotspots

Wherever you live in Illinois, there's a great fishing hole nearby. Here's a full year of

Prairie State Crappie Forecast

These are close to home, public waters that can provide a day's enjoyment while putting a

Gerald Pabst

Illinois Bass Outlook 2008

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

Prairie State Lunkers

Illinois is home to some double-digit largemouths, but the big 'uns don't come along easily or

Papermouth Perspective

For good family fun, you'll find it hard to beat these Illinois crappie waters. (April 2008)

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

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