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Trout & Salmon

Troll Smart for Lake Michigan Salmonids

Tom Berg - May 30, 2019

Here are some trolling strategies to bring trout and salmon boatside.


Illinois Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Dan Gassaway

The 2019 outlook suggests fisheries managers may have to tighten regs to protect our improving...


Illinois Fishing Calendar 2019

Paul E. Moore - March 18, 2019

Try hitting some of these fishing hotspots this season.

Trout & Salmon

Catch Lake Michigan Lake Trout Now

Jerry Pabst - June 11, 2018

G&F reader Sean Gregory caught this 23-pound laker in April 2017. (Camera Corner reader

Other Freshwater

New State Records in Illinois: Shortnose Gar, Freshwater Drum

Game & Fish Online Staff - June 11, 2018

Click image to read about more state records on (Shutterstock...


2018 Illinois Catfish Forecast

Curt Hicken - May 17, 2018

With all these great fishing opportunities, it's no wonder Illinois anglers have a certain...

Other Freshwater

2018 Illinois Fishing Calendar

Paul Moore - February 05, 2018

It's time to get your angling game plan together for the coming months. To help map where and...

Other Freshwater

The Best Illinois Fishing Right Now

Curt Hicken - January 23, 2018

Rend Lake offers superb year-round angling. (Shutterstock image) Hit these spots for

Other Freshwater

5 Top Fall Fishing Trips in Illinois

Curt Hicken - September 05, 2017

These are some great Illinois fall fishing destinations you shouldn't overlook. Fall fishing...

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