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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

You used to have to go to the Land of Cheese for world-class muskie fishing. Not anymore, because we have dozens of great <i>Esox</i> waters right here in the Land of Lincoln. ( July 2006)Illinois Muskie Madness!

Illinois Muskie Madness!

You used to have to go to the Land of Cheese for world-class muskie fishing. Not anymore,

Last season was a pretty good one for catching salmon and trout on the big pond, but some anglers did better than others because they did their homework on the hotspots. Here's a quick lesson. (July 2006)Slammin' Lake Salmonids

Slammin' Lake Salmonids

Last season was a pretty good one for catching salmon and trout on the big pond, but some

Springtime means it's crappie time! You can catch your share of slabs on these lakes.Catching Crappies in the Prairie State

Catching Crappies in the Prairie State

Springtime means it's crappie time! You can catch your share of slabs on these lakes.

Every Illinois angler knows that our state's big rivers and impoundments have good crappie fishing, but there are many waters where all you need is a canoe.Canoeing For Prairie State Crappies

Canoeing For Prairie State Crappies

Every Illinois angler knows that our state's big rivers and impoundments have good crappie

Bryan Dent

Our state's anglers catch more bluegills than any other fish, according to the experts. But here are some waters that may be overlooked when it comes to quality panfishing.Illinois' Best Bets For Bluegills

Illinois' Best Bets For Bluegills

Our state's anglers catch more bluegills than any other fish, according to the experts. But

Tricia Perea

What kind of winter we're going to have is anyone's guess, but if we get solid ice, you'll want to be fishing for walleyes, pike, panfish and more on these waters.Illinois' Best Bets for Ice-Fishing

Illinois' Best Bets for Ice-Fishing

What kind of winter we're going to have is anyone's guess, but if we get solid ice, you'll

If you are looking for a good place to go crappie fishing, look no farther than Shabbona Lake in De Kalb County.Shabbona Lake Crappies

Shabbona Lake Crappies

If you are looking for a good place to go crappie fishing, look no farther than Shabbona Lake

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