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Cips Lake 39.11184 -88.58241
5 (1)
Craig Lake 39.24366 -87.75265
5 (1)
Cross Lake 42.49477 -88.08686
5 (3)
Druce Lake 42.36781 -88.00506
5 (1)
Elizabeth Lake 42.49204 -88.27704
5 (1)
Fyre Lake 41.30449 -90.49006
5 (1)
Glenwood Lake 40.31058 -88.16435
5 (1)
Graham Lake 40.85724 -90.97873
5 (1)
Kadijah Lake 41.96323 -88.04517
5 (1)
Lake Devonshire 40.08878 -88.27315
5 (1)
Lake Rinaker 39.25305 -89.91118
5 (1)
Mann Lake 37.22027 -88.57347
5 (1)
Mascoutah Lake 38.52428 -89.81629
5 (1)
Quarry 40.81535 -88.58227
5 (2)
Ruth Lake 41.78219 -87.94157
5 (1)
Stone Lake 38.26604 -89.96082
5 (1)
Timber Lake 42.24059 -88.12576
5 (1)
Turnberry Lake No 3 42.22 -88.3807
5 (1)
Heritage Lake 40.54685 -89.33424
4.8 (5)
Schuy-Rush Lake 40.08043 -90.5486
4.8 (4)
Miltmore Lake 42.39609 -88.0423
4.7 (11)
Lake Campton 41.95232 -88.41633
4.7 (3)
Lake Fairfield 42.2861 -88.111
4.7 (3)
Lake Minear 42.29322 -87.94519
4.7 (6)
St Marys Lake 42.28085 -87.98956
4.6 (5)
April 15th, 2017 - Cross Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 44
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March 12th, 2017 - Lake of Egypt
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 60
The recent warmer weather has increased boating traffic on the big L of E. Before too long, pontoon boats and other pleasure craft will be running up and down the lake without regard for fishermen. This is not all bad, however, as the minute the pontoon boats come out the bikinis do as well.. Most of these pontoon boats are fast enough, even with a small outboard, to blow off a bikini top. Better wear a life jacket and be ready, because you'll be swimming in pussy!
September 27th, 2016 - Lake of Egypt
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 3 Water Temperature : 78
The water temperature is closer to 80 degrees than it is 44 like this site is saying, but the fishing isn't too bad at all. Caught a mess of bluegill a couple of days ago. The catfish are biting on live sunfish, and even caught a 7lb largemouth bass while out bluegilling.
December 15th, 2015 - Evergreen Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 3 Water Temperature : 53
slow going on Saturday but the crappies are nice slabs caught 2 13inch, 4 12 inch and 4 10inch missed that many on brush and snags
April 11th, 2015 - Dawson Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Fish shallow waters with flashy spinners/spoons for guaranteed largemouth success. Reel in slow from about 10 feet..they hit around 4-5 feet from shore. Let them chase...they will hit hard, must be ready to set your hook. I lost a big one this week from lazily attempting to set my hook.
March 14th, 2015 - Lake Lou Yaeger
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Its march 14th... im wondering if anyone is doing any good catfishing
September 25th, 2014 - Canton Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Fishing has been good lately.
September 15th, 2014 - Lake Manteno
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Easy to access shore fishing or fish off the boat docs,their is only one area boats hardly go so wake can be an issue bluegill bite easy and with so many rocks they stay close to shore other species are a little harder to catch bass maybe 1 every 3 days Great place. over fished in summer members only
June 5th, 2014 - Baldwin Lake
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
Best bet are catfish, channel and blue are numerous and hitting well. Flatheads good. Drum are also abundant.
May 30th, 2014 - Lake O Hare
Report By : Guest Fishing Rating : 1 Water Temperature : 0
The Brown Trout are still running at Lake O\'Hare! They\'re hitting on spawn sacs or Berkley Bait pellets or I\'ve even had luck with Rooster Tails. -Dirk of the North
Illinois fall trout fishing season set to open  Danville Commercial NewsThe 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Illinois fall trout fishing season set to open - Danville Commercial News 15 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Illinois fall trout season opens Oct. 20 at Lock 14  LaSalle News TribuneThe 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state, including Lock 14 at the Illinois and ... Illinois fall trout season opens Oct. 20 at Lock 14 - LaSalle News Tribune 09 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Sarley: Exploring a few more good spring fishing spots  Northwest HeraldI believe I still owe you kind folks a few more suggestions for good spots that offer spring fishing in the area. I'm keeping this to places where an angler can reach ... Sarley: Exploring a few more good spring fishing spots - Northwest Herald 05 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Illinois Fall Trout Season opens Oct. 20 | Announcements | jg-tc.com  Journal Gazette and Times-CourierSPRINGFIELD -- The 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Oct. 20 at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Illinois Fall Trout Season opens Oct. 20 | Announcements | jg-tc.com - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier 04 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Fall feeding frenzy? Chinook, snagging: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesHopes for the fall feeding frenzy to build and the beginning of snagging season on Monday lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Fall feeding frenzy? Chinook, snagging: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 25 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Trout season opens Oct. 20  MyWebTimes.comThe 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Trout season opens Oct. 20 - MyWebTimes.com 06 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Mid-summer in Chicago fishing: To the Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesMid-summer patterns are well established around Chicago fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Mid-summer in Chicago fishing: To the Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 17 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Mineral Springs Park Lagoon in Pekin stocked with rainbow trout for fall fishing season  Peoria Journal StarPEKIN — The 2018 Illinois fall trout fishing season will officially begin at 5 a.m. Oct. 20.Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is one of 57 ponds, lakes and streams ... Mineral Springs Park Lagoon in Pekin stocked with rainbow trout for fall fishing season - Peoria Journal Star 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Edwardsville park joins list of trout fishing sites  AdVantageNEWS.comAn Edwardsville park is among the new sites for the 2018 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season, which opens on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams ... Edwardsville park joins list of trout fishing sites - AdVantageNEWS.com 10 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Bass, catfish, walleye, May, “Game time”: Chicago fishing/Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesWe finally settle into real May fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report on Chicago fishing. Anthony Cwiok messaged about the walleye above:. Bass, catfish, walleye, May, “Game time”: Chicago fishing/Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 15 May 18, 02:05:00
Fall change, fall feeding frenzy, kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesC-and-R fly-fishing for trout opens Saturday, listing of coming fishing closures and fall changes lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Fall change, fall feeding frenzy, kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 02 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Even with intense heat, dedicated anglers enjoying fishing success at Illinois lakes  RiverBender.comAnglers planning holiday fishing trips to any of Illinois' three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs are likely to find some of the finest action of the year.Report. Even with intense heat, dedicated anglers enjoying fishing success at Illinois lakes - RiverBender.com 06 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Corps Lakes offering hot fishing action  RiverBender.comAnglers planning fishing trips to any of Illinois' three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs are likely to find some superb fishing action. Reports from these lakes ... Corps Lakes offering hot fishing action - RiverBender.com 25 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Summer days and Lake Michigan: Chicago fishing and the Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesSummer patterns, including good boat fishing on Lake Michigan, are established for Chicago fishing and the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Summer days and Lake Michigan: Chicago fishing and the Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 10 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season  Pekin Daily TimesPEKIN Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season Dawn and dusk are traditionally considered the best times of day for fishing, ... Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season - Pekin Daily Times 10 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Settling into summer, Chicago fishing: Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesSummer patterns, including the catching of bowfin, settle in for Chicago fishing in this sprawling, raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Settling into summer, Chicago fishing: Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 05 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 Daily Herald report Oct 14, 2018 5  Chicago Daily HeraldThe fall inland trout fishing season opens on Saturday, Oct. 20, at six Forest Preserves of Cook County locations, including Busse Reservoir-North Pool (Elk ... Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 Daily Herald report Oct 14, 2018 5 - Chicago Daily Herald 14 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Early Chinook spice up summer doldrums: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesA couple Chinook returned to shore early in Chicago over the weekend, spicing the summer doldrums for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Early Chinook spice up summer doldrums: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 14 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Trickle of kings/hope of stable weather: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesTrickle of kings builds on the Chicago lakefront and promise of long stretch of stable weather headline the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Trickle of kings/hope of stable weather: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 11 Sep 18, 02:09:00
August in Chicago fishing, coming off the full moon: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesIt's summer, there's big fish around, and it's summer for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. One highlight is a good number of steelhead in Trail ... August in Chicago fishing, coming off the full moon: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 31 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Waiting on Chinook, the drift to fall: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesThere are signs of big kings out in Lake Michigan, giving hope to shoreline fishermen for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Waiting on Chinook, the drift to fall: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 21 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Getting ‘Mark Twain on,' real fall for Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesThe turn toward fall comes and fishing talk turns to hopes of the fall feeding frenzy for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Getting ‘Mark Twain on,' real fall for Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 09 Oct 18, 02:10:00
The magic of a variable summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesWe settle, in an unsettled way with way too much in northerly winds, into summer patterns for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. The magic of a variable summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 24 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Redneck Fishin' tournament returns to Central Illinois  CIproud.comDuring this first weekend of August, a village of 400 in central Illinois becomes one of the most popular fishing spots in the country. For more than a decade, ... Redneck Fishin' tournament returns to Central Illinois - CIproud.com 03 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Sarley: Falling for 'Major League Fishing' – and other thoughts  Northwest HeraldI drive around an awful lot. Alone in my vehicle, I get a lot of time to think. That can be a dangerous thing. Sometimes I will grab a hunk of scrap paper and ... Sarley: Falling for 'Major League Fishing' – and other thoughts - Northwest Herald 23 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Perch opener, frog hunts, summer delight: Chicago fishing/Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesReopening of perch in Illinois on Lake Michigan on Saturday and opening of frog hunting on Friday lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Perch opener, frog hunts, summer delight: Chicago fishing/Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 15 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesBig fish are already rolling, even as wintry as spring has felt, and inland trout opens Saturday to lead the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 06 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Waiting on Chinook, Labor Day options: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesHere's ideas for Labor Day fishing and the highlights of some nice Chinook from shore and boat for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Waiting on Chinook, Labor Day options: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 28 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Fishing derby ends with a whopper of a catch  Kankakee Daily JournalThe Kankakee River Fishing Derby ended on Sunday. Fishing derby ends with a whopper of a catch - Kankakee Daily Journal 09 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Joy of the trickle of kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesA smattering of big kings near shore are among the highlights from this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. And I would note the epic tale from Rob ... Joy of the trickle of kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 04 Sep 18, 02:09:00
CURT HICKEN'S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois' Big Game fish  Alton TelegraphAmong many of Illinois varied angling fans, fishing for catfish is considered something of a lazy-man's sport. These poor misguided anglers think catching these ... CURT HICKEN'S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois' Big Game fish - Alton Telegraph 17 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Hot times ahead for bass anglers  RiverBender.comThough this winter has been a bit cooler than normal, the return of normal weather conditions will soon bring the beginning of the spring fishing season.During. Hot times ahead for bass anglers - RiverBender.com 04 Feb 18, 02:02:00
Christmas trees to be dropped into Rend Lake for fish habitat  KFVSBENTON, IL (KFVS) - Christmas trees are getting dropped into Rend Lake to help the fish in the area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake said ... Christmas trees to be dropped into Rend Lake for fish habitat - KFVS 07 Mar 18, 02:03:00
Bang the drum, summer variety in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesWith variable weather for Chicago fishing, either you were hit by storms or have low water for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Bang the drum, summer variety in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 07 Aug 18, 02:08:00
35th Kankakee River Fishing Derby starts June 29  Kankakee Daily JournalThe 35th annual Kankakee River Fishing Derby, billed as “Illinois' Largest Family Fishing Derby,” is June 29. 35th Kankakee River Fishing Derby starts June 29 - Kankakee Daily Journal 21 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Hot fishing to cottonwood fluff for Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesSummer fishing is here and, as usual, a wide range of fishing is going for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Hot fishing to cottonwood fluff for Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 30 May 18, 02:05:00
Surviving the heat, fishing Chicago: Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesThe reopening of perch fishing on the Illinois lakefront and the wild weather swings highlight this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Surviving the heat, fishing Chicago: Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 20 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Kings and flatheads as summer returns: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesNear-shore kings on L. Michigan and flatheads on inland rivers are highlights for the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing as summer weather rebuilds. Kings and flatheads as summer returns: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 18 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Back to nature: Best camping spots in Central Illinois  Bloomington PantagraphAbout: Buena Vista Farms, Inc. and its Resort offers three luxury cabins lined with knotty pine interior. All with full baths, A/C, heat, satellite TV, and Wi-Fi access. Back to nature: Best camping spots in Central Illinois - Bloomington Pantagraph 04 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Now is time for fall crappies  RiverBender.comArchers are now heading afield for deer, waterfowlers will soon occupy blinds and squirrel hunters are finding better success.Still, anglers who have alread. Now is time for fall crappies - RiverBender.com 17 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Sarley: Woodstock bass fishing team going strong  Northwest HeraldExcitement over high school and college bass fishing teams is sweeping the country. This is the hottest thing going on, and it has given a huge boost to the sport ... Sarley: Woodstock bass fishing team going strong - Northwest Herald 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
OUTDOORS: Cormorants common again in Illinois  Kankakee Daily JournalBack from endangered status, the sleek double-crested cormorant has become common again in Illinois. OUTDOORS: Cormorants common again in Illinois - Kankakee Daily Journal 19 Jul 18, 02:07:00
IL fall trout opens Saturday: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesOpening of Illinois' fall trout season on Saturday leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report; and white bass are going on the Wolf River. IL fall trout opens Saturday: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 17 Oct 17, 02:10:00
Decatur Memorial Hospital awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers  Herald & ReviewDECATUR – Decatur Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke ... Decatur Memorial Hospital awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers - Herald & Review 09 Dec 18, 06:12:00
Another big year for Rend Lake anglers  RiverBender.comThe Illinois Department of Natural Resource's (IDNR) fisheries biologist Shawn Hirst is predicting another big year for Rend Lake anglers. In fact, they. Another big year for Rend Lake anglers - RiverBender.com 12 Feb 18, 02:02:00
Sixth tagged fish caught in derby  Kankakee Daily JournalThe Kankakee River Fishing Derby is already successful. Sixth tagged fish caught in derby - Kankakee Daily Journal 03 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Youths ages 12-18 welcome at SIU's Fish U summer camp  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. — After a five-year hiatus, Southern Illinois University Carbondale's popular youth Fish U camp is back for summer 2018. The week-long ... Youths ages 12-18 welcome at SIU's Fish U summer camp - SIU News 08 May 18, 02:05:00
Great Getaways: The best fall destinations in Central Illinois  Herald & ReviewLooking to do some traveling and enjoy the fall season before the weather gets too cold? Great Getaways: The best fall destinations in Central Illinois - Herald & Review 20 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Winter is top time for fishing at Rend Lake  RiverBender.comFishing usually falls off sharply at most locations as winter shows its ugly and cold face. However, it seems to be just the opposite at southern Illinois' Winter is top time for fishing at Rend Lake - RiverBender.com 11 Dec 17, 02:12:00
Geneseo wins bass fishing sectional  Quad-Cities OnlineThe Mississippi River has been considered one of the better largemouth bass fisheries in Illinois for decades, but in the past few years it has been pushed near ... Geneseo wins bass fishing sectional - Quad-Cities Online 08 May 18, 02:05:00
Try fishing Hotwater Lakes when winter hits  RiverBender.comThere is one thing virtually every area angler believes - the Illinois winter is way too long. And with winter weather already showing its ugly face, th. Try fishing Hotwater Lakes when winter hits - RiverBender.com 27 Nov 17, 02:11:00
Fish tale gets flood of responses  Kankakee Daily JournalWhen floodwaters started rising along the Iroquois River and Sugar Creek early in the third week of February, Mark Rinehart, of Papineau, headed for Watseka, ... Fish tale gets flood of responses - Kankakee Daily Journal 08 Mar 18, 02:03:00
Steve Sarley: Johnsburg fisherman reels in muskies from kayak  Northwest HeraldJeff Batt is an extremely avid 44-year-old fisherman from Johnsburg. He lives there with his wife, Carol, and their sons, Jackson, 13, and Tyler, 11. Jeff, like many ... Steve Sarley: Johnsburg fisherman reels in muskies from kayak - Northwest Herald 12 Jul 18, 02:07:00
SIU brothers earn spot in national fishing tournament  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. — Brothers Jake and Kyle Wagner have sailed to a berth in a national fishing competition while pursuing engineering degrees at Southern ... SIU brothers earn spot in national fishing tournament - SIU News 07 May 18, 02:05:00
Outdoor oasis: Shabbona Lake State Park a 40-year success story  DeKalb Daily ChronicleIn June 1968, state Sen. Dennis J. Collins, R-DeKalb, looked out at the small trickle of Indian Creek, open farmland and rural homesteads, and envisioned what ... Outdoor oasis: Shabbona Lake State Park a 40-year success story - DeKalb Daily Chronicle 30 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Red Dog Saloon sets $25K Fishing for Freedom fundraiser goal  Herald-WhigThe Red Dog Saloon has raised almost $60000 for Fishing for Freedom over the last three years, making small-town bar's fundraiser one of the most successful ... Red Dog Saloon sets $25K Fishing for Freedom fundraiser goal - Herald-Whig 05 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Fathers Day Freebies & Dining Deals In Illinois 2018  Plainfield, IL PatchILLINOIS – The day to honor dear old Dad is fast approaching. This year, Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 17, 2018. To help with your celebrations, we have ... Fathers Day Freebies & Dining Deals In Illinois 2018 - Plainfield, IL Patch 13 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Lakefront, LaSalle opener, Braidwood: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesVariety of fish being caught on the Chicago lakefront lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but there's also LaSalle opening Thursday. Lakefront, LaSalle opener, Braidwood: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 13 Mar 18, 02:03:00
Fall Foliage Map 2018: When Autumn Leaves Peak In Illinois  Chicago, IL PatchTrack Illinois' Fall Foliage With This Tool - Chicago, IL - If you're planning a fall foliage tour in Illinois — or anywhere else in the country — this tool can help you ... Fall Foliage Map 2018: When Autumn Leaves Peak In Illinois - Chicago, IL Patch 07 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Peoria Park District encourages the sale of Racoon Lake  CIproud.comThe Peoria Park District is asking citizens to vote in favor of selling a property it owns in Hollis Township. Peoria Park District encourages the sale of Racoon Lake - CIproud.com 08 Oct 18, 02:10:00
You can spot eagles at several locations on the Illinois River  Peoria Journal StarAs rivers and lakes in northern states and Canada freeze, hundreds of American bald eagles migrate south searching for open water and fishing. Late January is ... You can spot eagles at several locations on the Illinois River - Peoria Journal Star 24 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Evergreen Park Kids Reel In Mammoth Skamania Steelhead Trout  Evergreen Park, IL PatchEvergreen Park Kids Haul In Giant Steelhead - Evergreen Park, IL - Michael Tracy Jr., 10, and his cousin Joey Tracy, 8, hauled in a whopping Skamania ... Evergreen Park Kids Reel In Mammoth Skamania Steelhead Trout - Evergreen Park, IL Patch 29 May 18, 02:05:00
How to get hooked up with the derby  Kankakee Daily JournalThe 35th annual Kankakee River Fishing Derby continues through July 8. How to get hooked up with the derby - Kankakee Daily Journal 29 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Cleanup, testing continue after massive fish kill at Lake Iroquois  Paxton RecordLAKE IROQUOIS — If there was a silver lining to last weekend's massive fish kill at Lake Iroquois near Loda, it was that the 80-acre lake had not yet been ... Cleanup, testing continue after massive fish kill at Lake Iroquois - Paxton Record 09 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp  Undark MagazineRebekah Anderson, a biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, had just dropped her phone in the water. There was no real chance of ... Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp - Undark Magazine 25 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Perch hopes, fall crappie, inland trout: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesWaiting on perch, fall crappie fishing and inland trout lead the interest around Chicago fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Perch hopes, fall crappie, inland trout: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 31 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Illinois residents pay more taxes than any other state  Peoria Journal StarPEORIA — Harry Canterbury is a native Peorian who's not happy with what he's seen happen to the city.Canterbury, the former owner of Adventure Sports ... Illinois residents pay more taxes than any other state - Peoria Journal Star 29 Sep 18, 02:09:00
HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Top local fishing spots revealed  Alton TelegraphAs warmer weather arrives to the River Bend, anglers at most area coffee shops and local watering spots begin discussing their favorite fishing spots. HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Top local fishing spots revealed - Alton Telegraph 14 Feb 16, 02:02:00
Fishing In Chicago: Where To Go And What You Can Catch (MAP)  DNAinfoThe city has dozens of fishing spots filled with salmon, perch, bass, crappie, catfish and more. Fishing In Chicago: Where To Go And What You Can Catch (MAP) - DNAinfo 21 Apr 16, 02:04:00
Trout sites gearing up for opener  RiverBender.comPLAINVIEW - Site personnel at Macoupin County's Beaver Dam State Park are preparing for what will likely be a very busy couple of months.If not already, Trout sites gearing up for opener - RiverBender.com 24 Sep 17, 02:09:00
Ten Mile Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area  Daily Journal OnlineLocation: Headquarters 4 miles west of McLeansboro on State Highway 14. Ten Mile Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area - Daily Journal Online 07 Sep 18, 02:09:00
What to do in west-central Illinois this year  Galesburg Register-MailApril-AugustTazewell Art Loop Fourth FridaysMingle with local artists; view featured exhibits, art and performance demonstrations; enjoy live music and ... What to do in west-central Illinois this year - Galesburg Register-Mail 22 May 18, 02:05:00
First Mid-Illinois to acquire Soy Capital of Decatur  Herald & ReviewDECATUR — First Mid-Illinois Bank will acquire Decatur's Soy Capital Bank & Trust Co. and J.L. Hubbard Insurance and Bonds under the terms of an agreement ... First Mid-Illinois to acquire Soy Capital of Decatur - Herald & Review 13 Jun 18, 02:06:00
September salmon on shore: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesThere are some catches of salmon on shore and near shore around southern Lake Michigan to lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. September salmon on shore: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 05 Sep 17, 02:09:00
Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Peoria, Illinois  Business WireGander Outdoors is now open in Peoria, Illinois. A special grand opening event is planned for Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 5114 West Holiday Drive. Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Peoria, Illinois - Business Wire 05 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Falling into seasonal change: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesFinally, a shift toward more seasonal (or flat colder) weather comes for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Robert Coutinho DM'd on Twitter the ... Falling into seasonal change: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 24 Oct 17, 02:10:00
SIU receives 115-pound black carp specimen for invasive species study  SIU NewsCARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University Carbondale researchers this weekend received what is believed to be the largest specimen of the invasive fish ... SIU receives 115-pound black carp specimen for invasive species study - SIU News 12 Feb 18, 02:02:00
Fisherman's unique catch nets site of Indian burial ground  Kankakee Daily JournalAROMA PARK — Earlier this week, Jesse Maricle's fishing line snagged as he was fishing near the confluence of the Iroquois River and Kankakee River. Fisherman's unique catch nets site of Indian burial ground - Kankakee Daily Journal 14 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNowIf you have fishing reports, news or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. OUTDOOR NEWS - Photos are at the end of this post. Northwoods ... Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 15 Jun 17, 02:06:00
Trout season set to open in Illinois  Herald-WhigCLAYTON, Ill. -- Tim Scott didn't stay in one place long. He wanted to gauge what kind of success he might have catching trout at Siloam Springs State Park, ... Trout season set to open in Illinois - Herald-Whig 31 Mar 17, 02:03:00
Missouri and Illinois fall hunting guide: Maps, tips and tricks to get the most out of the season.  STLtoday.comWe've partnered with The Park Hills Daily to bring you our fall hunting guide to Missouri and Illinois. We hope the stories, pictures, tips and tricks shared in this ... Missouri and Illinois fall hunting guide: Maps, tips and tricks to get the most out of the season. - STLtoday.com 23 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Perch, salmon, pond fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesPerch reopened on Friday and that leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but it is summer and there's plenty of other stuff. Perch, salmon, pond fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 20 Jun 17, 02:06:00
Snagging salmon, fly fishing trout: Calendar & Chicago fishing  Chicago Sun-TimesFall changes, at least ones scheduled on the calendar–fly fishing for fall trout in Illinois, snagging season on the Lake Michigan. Snagging salmon, fly fishing trout: Calendar & Chicago fishing - Chicago Sun-Times 24 Jun 16, 02:06:00
'Racist,' 'sexist' radio persona highlights Morris-based episode of CNBC's 'The Profit'  The Herald-NewsRayjus Outdoors in Morris invited Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis into its shop to help it turn its business around for Tuesday night's episode of “The Profit. 'Racist,' 'sexist' radio persona highlights Morris-based episode of CNBC's 'The Profit' - The Herald-News 08 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Rockford, Illinois  Business WireGander Outdoors is now open in Rockford, Illinois. A grand opening event is planned for Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 3068 McFarland Road. Gander Outdoors Prepares for Grand Opening in Rockford, Illinois - Business Wire 10 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Schnucks to acquire area Shop 'n Save locations, including Alton, Edwardsville, East Alton and Wood River stores  RiverBender.comST. LOUIS Schnuck Markets, Inc. made an announcement Monday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 19 St. Louis-area ... Schnucks to acquire area Shop 'n Save locations, including Alton, Edwardsville, East Alton and Wood River stores - RiverBender.com 18 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Steve Sarley: Tips and tricks for fishing from the shoreline  Northwest HeraldI received an email from Nick Lindner from the famous Lindner family responsible for so much great fishing information on TV and in print over the years. Steve Sarley: Tips and tricks for fishing from the shoreline - Northwest Herald 04 May 17, 02:05:00
Free fallin' into Chicago fishing: The Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesThe odd fall with weather yo-yoing all over the place, “Free Fallin”' to give a nod to the late Tom Petty, for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Free fallin' into Chicago fishing: The Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 03 Oct 17, 02:10:00
Bluegill to bass to crappie: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Repo  Chicago Sun-TimesAs befits May, the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report is even more sprawling than usual this week with Chicago fishing reports. Bluegill to bass to crappie: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Repo - Chicago Sun-Times 16 May 17, 02:05:00
This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on Earth  WGN-TVThe state of Illinois' response to the Asian carp threat has involved everything from electric barriers in rivers, to removal by commercial fishermen, to investments ... This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on Earth - WGN-TV 13 Oct 14, 02:10:00
Best Places For Ice Fishing In The US  CBS ChicagoAs much a skill as it is a sport, ice fishing isn't for the faint of heart. Face the chilly challenge prepared with all the essential clothing, equipment, and gear and go ... Best Places For Ice Fishing In The US - CBS Chicago 27 Dec 17, 02:12:00
Perch opener & summer: Chicago fishing  Chicago Sun-TimesThe reopening of perch fishing Thursday in the Illinois waters of Lake Michigan leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Perch opener & summer: Chicago fishing - Chicago Sun-Times 14 Jun 16, 02:06:00
Gander Outdoors Opening Store in Rockford, Illinois  Business WirePlans are in place for the Gander Outdoors to open its doors in the Rockford, IL market to the public for the first time in mid-March to late April. Gander Outdoors Opening Store in Rockford, Illinois - Business Wire 04 Jan 18, 02:01:00
Fall trout season to open at old city lake in Highland  Belleville News-DemocratThe 2016 Illinois fall trout fishing season will open on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 53 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state, including Old City Lake at Silver ... Fall trout season to open at old city lake in Highland - Belleville News-Democrat 14 Oct 16, 02:10:00
Sarley: Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic coming to Illinois in 2019  Northwest HeraldPheasants Forever and its sister organization, Quail Forever, does an exemplary job in obtaining and maintaining land for the growth of pheasants and quail, ... Sarley: Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic coming to Illinois in 2019 - Northwest Herald 25 May 18, 02:05:00
Comings & Goings: Gander Outdoors to open in former Gander Mountain location  Rockford Register StarROCKFORD — Gander Outdoors will open Saturday in the former Gander Mountain store, 3068 McFarland Road.A grand opening is set for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ... Comings & Goings: Gander Outdoors to open in former Gander Mountain location - Rockford Register Star 28 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Perch? Dare we dream?: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-TimesA few reports of perch at Montrose, which could be interesting, leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Perch? Dare we dream?: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 10 Oct 17, 02:10:00
Latest Outdoor News, Reports and Photos UPDATES  ChicagoNowIf you have outdoor news, reports or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Latest Outdoor News and Reports. Photos are at the end of this ... Latest Outdoor News, Reports and Photos UPDATES - ChicagoNow 05 Nov 17, 01:11:00
Half a million dollars for Mautino  Bureau County RepublicanBUDA — Last week, a decision at the state level was made to set aside $500,000 to repair the rough roadway inside the Mautino Fish and Wildlife Area, located ... Half a million dollars for Mautino - Bureau County Republican 31 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Outdoor News and Reports | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNowIf you have any outdoor news, photos or reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Photos are at the end of this blog. The latest in outdoor news ... Outdoor News and Reports | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 30 Jul 17, 02:07:00
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