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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 Bass

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...

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 Bass

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...

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 Bass

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...

Trying to figure out what will happen during the upcoming duck hunting season is a lot like trying to predict the weather. As a matter of fact, weather has a lot to do with it.Illinois' Duck Hunting Forecast Hunting

Illinois' Duck Hunting Forecast

October 04, 2010

Trying to figure out what will happen during the upcoming duck hunting season is a lot like...

Our state has come of age as a muskie fishery. You can find out for yourself on these lakes.Illinois' Best Bets for Muskies Other Freshwater

Illinois' Best Bets for Muskies

October 04, 2010

Our state has come of age as a muskie fishery. You can find out for yourself on these lakes.

Illinois is a lengthy state, with seven distinct climatic zones between the north and south. Fishing tactics can change considerably between Chicago and Cairo. But one thing is certain, there is always a bite going somewhere.Illinois' Best Bets For Fishing Other Freshwater

Illinois' Best Bets For Fishing

October 04, 2010

Illinois is a lengthy state, with seven distinct climatic zones between the north and south....

Every year we provide you with a rating system on how every county in our state scores when it comes to bowhunting for deer. Here's the update based on last season.Illinois' Bowhunting Outlook Hunting

Illinois' Bowhunting Outlook

October 04, 2010

Every year we provide you with a rating system on how every county in our state scores when it...

Because striped bass are such a difficult fish to figure out, most anglers don't bother fishing for them. That's a big mistake. You can get in on the red-hot action on these nine waters.Illinois' Best Bets for Stripers Other Freshwater

Illinois' Best Bets for Stripers

October 04, 2010

Because striped bass are such a difficult fish to figure out, most anglers don't bother...

We have some big bluegills in Illinois, but researchers are studying to see if they can super-size the fish. It looks like it's working!Can We Build A Bigger Bluegill? Other Freshwater

Can We Build A Bigger Bluegill?

October 04, 2010

We have some big bluegills in Illinois, but researchers are studying to see if they can...

Prairie State turkey hunters killed a record number of birds last spring. Could another record be ahead for 2005?Illinois' Spring turkey Outlook Hunting

Illinois' Spring turkey Outlook

Daniel D. Lamoreux - October 04, 2010

Prairie State turkey hunters killed a record number of birds last spring. Could another record...

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