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From burnin' gears to greasin' skillets, the channel catfish is hard to beat. These waters are our state's best when it comes to catchin' cats. Catfish

Illinois' Channel Cat Hotspots

October 04, 2010

From burnin' gears to greasin' skillets, the channel catfish is hard to beat. These waters are...

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. Other Freshwater

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. Other Freshwater

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. Other Freshwater

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...

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. Bass

Northern Illinois Largemouths

October 04, 2010

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

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

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. Other Freshwater

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. Other Freshwater

Camera Corner

October 04, 2010

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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! Other Freshwater

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...

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