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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

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...

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

October 04, 2010

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

October 04, 2010

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

October 04, 2010

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!

October 04, 2010

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

October 04, 2010

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

October 04, 2010

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

Bryan Dent - October 04, 2010

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

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...

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