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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)The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

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

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)Spring Bluegill Bonanza

Spring Bluegill Bonanza

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

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

Papermouth Perspective

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

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).Prairie State Crappie Forecast

Prairie State Crappie Forecast

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

Gerald Pabst

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).36 Prairie State Hotspots

36 Prairie State Hotspots

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

Load ‘em up and head ‘em out for the best ice-fishing you'll find this winter in the Prairie State.(January 2008).Illinois Ice-Fishing Forecast 2008

Illinois Ice-Fishing Forecast 2008

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

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

Lake Michigan's Super Salmonids

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

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

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

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

Illinois' Family Fishing Getaways

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

Mark Fenske

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

The Prairie State's Hottest Crappie Waters

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

This expert has drawn an analogy between pregnancy and the pitter-patter of little fins slapping on the ice. You can tell he's pumped up and ready to take on the responsibility of another hardwater season! (January 2007)Illinois' Best Bets For Ice-Fishing

Illinois' Best Bets For Ice-Fishing

This expert has drawn an analogy between pregnancy and the pitter-patter of little fins

Most Illinois anglers head to our large reservoirs and impoundments to catch papermouths. But you could be surprised at the great fishing for slabs on these smaller waters. (April 2007)Our Small Lakes For BIG Crappies

Our Small Lakes For BIG Crappies

Most Illinois anglers head to our large reservoirs and impoundments to catch papermouths. But

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