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A record number of turkeys were killed in our state last autumn. Here's where you can take advantage of the Prairie State's booming bird numbers in 2005.Illinois' Fall Turkey Forecast Hunting

Illinois' Fall Turkey Forecast

Daniel D. Lamoreux - October 04, 2010

A record number of turkeys were killed in our state last autumn. Here's where you can take...

Sometimes public ground is the only option for many Illinois deer hunters. But that didn't stop John Sondag from arrowing a dandy buck last fall.A Public-Land Trophy Buck Hunting

A Public-Land Trophy Buck

October 04, 2010

Sometimes public ground is the only option for many Illinois deer hunters. But that didn't...

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have some mighty fine fishing for bass and other species. Here's how you can get in on the action.The Metro-East's Bass & More! Bass

The Metro-East's Bass & More!

October 04, 2010

The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis have some mighty fine fishing for bass and other species....

Most Illinois anglers are aware of which lakes have the best fishing for largemouths. But these 10 lakes see little fishing pressure. The bass are waiting for you!10 Bass Lakes You've Never Heard Of Bass

10 Bass Lakes You've Never Heard Of

October 04, 2010

Most Illinois anglers are aware of which lakes have the best fishing for largemouths. But...

Muskies just keep getting bigger and bigger in our state, as verified by last year's two state-record catches. Serious muskie anglers will be hitting these lakes this year.Muskie Fishing in Illinois Other Freshwater

Muskie Fishing in Illinois

October 04, 2010

Muskies just keep getting bigger and bigger in our state, as verified by last year's two...

Since 2004 has the potential of being another record-setting season, why not get out there to take advantage of it in December and January?Illinois' Late-Season Deer Hotspots Hunting

Illinois' Late-Season Deer Hotspots

October 04, 2010

Since 2004 has the potential of being another record-setting season, why not get out there to...

From the Free Fishing Days in June to week-long vacation spots the rest of the summer, our state has something for everyone who needs to get away from it all.Illinois' Family Fishing Getaways Other Freshwater

Illinois' Family Fishing Getaways

Tricia Perea - October 04, 2010

From the Free Fishing Days in June to week-long vacation spots the rest of the summer, our...

Everyone loves catching and eating crappies. You can get the main ingredient for a fish fry on these waters.Prairie State Crappie Hotspots Other Freshwater

Prairie State Crappie Hotspots

October 04, 2010

Everyone loves catching and eating crappies. You can get the main ingredient for a fish fry on...

It has been a long winter for bass anglers living in the northern half of our state, but right about now is the magic time to get out there on these upstate waters.Northern Illinois Largemouths Bass

Northern Illinois Largemouths

October 04, 2010

It has been a long winter for bass anglers living in the northern half of our state, but right...

It's tough to pick just the top 12 largemouth bass lakes in our state, mainly because there are so many good ones. But the author came up with a dandy dozen, plus three "sleeper" lakes.Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths Bass

Illinois' Best Bets For Bucketmouths

Gary Thomas - October 04, 2010

It's tough to pick just the top 12 largemouth bass lakes in our state, mainly because there...

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