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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

Tricia Perea - October 04, 2010

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

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

October 04, 2010

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

October 04, 2010

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

Do you like catching really big bluegills? The experts say these public waterways are the hottest in the Prairie State.

Illinois' Best Bets for Bluegills

October 04, 2010

Do you like catching really big bluegills? The experts say these public waterways are the...

Send Us Your Photos!<br />Mail to: <strong>Illinois Camera Corner</strong>, P.O. Box 741, Marietta, GA 30061. Photos become the property of this magazine and cannot be returned.

Camera Corner

October 04, 2010

Send Us Your Photos!
Mail to: Illinois Camera Corner, P.O. Box 741,...

If you like catching and eating salmon and trout, this is the year to go fishing on the big pond!

The Lake Michigan Salmonid Outlook

October 04, 2010

If you like catching and eating salmon and trout, this is the year to go fishing on the big...

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?

October 04, 2010

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

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

October 04, 2010

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

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

October 04, 2010

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

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

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.

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