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Wherever you live in Illinois, there's a great fishing hole nearby. Here's a full year of fishing trips sure to satisfy even the most avid angler.(February 2008). Other Freshwater

36 Prairie State Hotspots

October 04, 2010

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

These are close to home, public waters that can provide a day's enjoyment while putting a platter of crispy crappie fillets on your table.(February 2008). Other Freshwater

Prairie State Crappie Forecast

Gerald Pabst - October 04, 2010

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

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). Bass

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...

Forty years ago, there were no wild  turkeys in Illinois. Thanks to an aggressive restocking program,  the once-native birds are found in every county. (March 2008). Hunting

Illinois 2008 Turkey Hunting Forecast

October 04, 2010

Forty years ago, there were no wild turkeys in Illinois. Thanks to an aggressive restocking...

Illinois is home to some double-digit largemouths, but the big 'uns don't come along easily or frequently. (April 2008) Bass

Prairie State Lunkers

October 04, 2010

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

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

Papermouth Perspective

October 04, 2010

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

From opening day till the first freeze, these are the best walleye waters in the Land of Lincoln. (May 2008) Walleye

The Prairie State's Best Walleye Lakes

October 04, 2010

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

Illinois bluegill addicts don't have to travel very far to lock horns with this little battler. We have pinpointed a few spots for you. (May 2008) Other Freshwater

Spring Bluegill Bonanza

October 04, 2010

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

When coho salmon smolts were released into Lake Michigan tributaries in 1966, their fate was unknown. A year and a half later thousands returned, and Illinois' salmon fishery was on its way. (July 2008) Other Freshwater

The Long Way Home

October 04, 2010

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

If you think you're up to tangling with the biggest, meanest predator in the state, here are the waters you'll want to check out this year. (July 2008) Other Freshwater

Illinois Muskie Madness

October 04, 2010

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

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