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Most walleye anglers in our state tow their boat northward to pursue their quarry. But did you know there are a handful of downstate lakes that are target-rich environments for 'eye chasers? Here's the statewide big picture. (May 2007)Illinois' Eye-Popping Walleye Lakes Walleye

Illinois' Eye-Popping Walleye Lakes

October 04, 2010

Most walleye anglers in our state tow their boat northward to pursue their quarry. But did you...

There are many places to catch papermouths in Illinois, but did you know there are honeyholes not far from where you live? (February 2007)The Prairie State's Hottest Crappie Waters Other Freshwater

The Prairie State's Hottest Crappie Waters

October 04, 2010

There are many places to catch papermouths in Illinois, but did you know there are honeyholes...

Sure, it's easy to mosey on down to the pond to catch some fiddlers. But this year, why don't you do yourself a favor by trying the best channel catfishing our state has to offer on these waters? (June 2007)Illinois' Channel Catfish Hotspots Catfish

Illinois' Channel Catfish Hotspots

October 04, 2010

Sure, it's easy to mosey on down to the pond to catch some fiddlers. But this year, why don't...

If you are looking for a place to take your clan for fishing and fun this summer, head for one of these waters. (June 2007)Illinois' Family Fishing Getaways Other Freshwater

Illinois' Family Fishing Getaways

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

If you are looking for a place to take your clan for fishing and fun this summer, head for one...

You need to be on high alert when it comes to fishing in our state because there could be a hot bite going on just about anywhere. This calendar can serve as your reminder for the next 12 months. (February 2007)36 Fantastic Illinois Fishing Trips Other Freshwater

36 Fantastic Illinois Fishing Trips

October 04, 2010

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

Steve DeWitt just wanted to spend some time with friends and family in Adams County last fall. He never dreamed it would lead to him arrowing one of the biggest bucks ever killed in Illinois. (July 2007)Our Top Bow Buck From 2006! Hunting

Our Top Bow Buck From 2006!

October 04, 2010

Steve DeWitt just wanted to spend some time with friends and family in Adams County last fall....

Our trout and salmon expert says you can expect great fishing on the big lake this year. You better take advantage of it while you can! (July 2007)Lake Michigan's Super Salmonids Other Freshwater

Lake Michigan's Super Salmonids

October 04, 2010

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

Tom Haag doesn't consider himself a whitetail expert, but when you've killed nine Pope and Young bucks, your record speaks for itself. (August 2007)Tips From A Top Illinois Bowhunter Hunting

Tips From A Top Illinois Bowhunter

October 04, 2010

Tom Haag doesn't consider himself a whitetail expert, but when you've killed nine Pope and...

One problem bass anglers face is that there could be too many good bucketmouth lakes in Illinois to fish before fall arrives. Just make sure you don't overlook these waters. (August 2007)Illinois’ Late-Summer Largemouths Bass

Illinois' Late-Summer Largemouths

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

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

After crunching the numbers, we find that not only did our state's archery deer hunters enjoy a good season last year, but 2007 looks like it could be even better! Here's the scoop on where you bowhunt. (September 2007)Illinois’ Bowhunting Outlook Hunting

Illinois' Bowhunting Outlook

Mark Fenske - October 04, 2010

After crunching the numbers, we find that not only did our state's archery deer hunters enjoy...

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