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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).Illinois Bass Outlook 2008

Illinois Bass Outlook 2008

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

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

Illinois' Late-Summer Largemouths

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

Mark Fenske

If you are one of those people who never put the boat away, then tow your rig to these waters for hot striped bass action right now! (January 2007)Our Open-Water Winter Stripers

Our Open-Water Winter Stripers

If you are one of those people who never put the boat away, then tow your rig to these waters

There are some things in life that you never forget. Battling a big striped bass is one of them. Find out for yourself on these waters. (April 2007)Illinois' Super Striper Fishing

Illinois' Super Striper Fishing

There are some things in life that you never forget. Battling a big striped bass is one of

Mark Fenske

Chances are good you have the hooks sharpened on your bass lures and the boat is ready to go for another season. Just be sure to put these destinations on your itinerary! (March 2007)Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Chances are good you have the hooks sharpened on your bass lures and the boat is ready to go

Mark Fenske

Largemouth bass fishing has never been better in the Prairie State. You can have a blast on these lakes this year.Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Largemouth bass fishing has never been better in the Prairie State. You can have a blast on

Fishing for largemouth bass starts heating up this month in the northern half of our state. You can get your string stretched on these waters.Northern Illinois Largemouths

Northern Illinois Largemouths

Fishing for largemouth bass starts heating up this month in the northern half of our state.

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

Best Bets for Bass

Our DNR is working hard at building us a better bass fishery. You can already see the results

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

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

It's tough to pick just the top 12 largemouth bass lakes in our state, mainly because there

Gary Thomas

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

Northern Illinois Largemouths

It has been a long winter for bass anglers living in the northern half of our state, but right

Most Illinois anglers are aware of which lakes have the best fishing for largemouths. But these 10 lakes see little fishing pressure. The bass are waiting for you!10 Bass Lakes You've Never Heard Of

10 Bass Lakes You've Never Heard Of

Most Illinois anglers are aware of which lakes have the best fishing for largemouths. But

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have some mighty fine fishing for bass and other species. Here's how you can get in on the action.The Metro-East's Bass & More!

The Metro-East's Bass & More!

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have some mighty fine fishing for bass and other species.

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