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  • Fishing Fair Today in Grafton
  • Kids who sign up today will be eligible for free gifts and prizes. The fair runs from 10am to 4pm. Illinois Department of Natural Resources Urban Fishing Coordinator for Southern Illinois is Scott Isringhausen tells The Big Z this has turned into a huge ..
  • Alton Daily News
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  • 6/9/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • Lake Springfield fishing competition expected to get visit from PETA
  • About 100 teenagers will be on Lake Springfield Saturday to compete for $10,000 worth of scholarships as part of the National Youth Fishing Association's Illinois Division Championship.The anglers are expected to get a overhead visit from representatives .
  • MSN
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  • 6/9/2018 12:08:00 AM
  • County may cover costs of electric fish barriers
  • The DNR paid to install the two fish barriers — one on Illinois Lake, the other on a waterway just southeast of Brewster — back in 2015 at a cost of around $550,000 and has been covering operation and maintenance costs since then. However, Geiger said ...
  • Lakefield Standard
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  • 6/8/2018 2:15:00 PM
  • County may cover costs of electric fish barriers
  • The DNR paid to install the two fish barriers — one on Illinois Lake, the other on a waterway just southeast of Brewster — back in 2015 at a cost of around $550,000 and has been covering operation and maintenance costs since then. However, Geiger said ...
  • Jackson County Pilot
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  • 6/8/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • In Illinois, latest Asian carp tactic is to tempt the fish with candy
  • LaSalle, Ill. — Illinois River researchers are hoping Asian carp have a sweet tooth in an effort to minimize their numbers. And an Illinois candy maker is playing a sweet role in the plan. DNR, faculty from Joliet Junior College and commercial fishermen ..
  • Outdoornews
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  • 6/4/2018 10:16:00 AM
  • Illinois kids take part in fishing rodeo to reconnect with the outdoors
  • PORTERVILLE, Ind. (WTHI)- Just off the main road in Porterville Saturday kids like Trace Sisil came out to put their fishing skills to the test. It's a passion he says he’s loved since he was only one. "Well sending that bobber out catching them bluegill .
  • WTHI-TV
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  • 6/3/2018 10:26:00 PM
  • Fishing for fredom kicks off at the Illinois Veterans Home.
  • This is the eighth year for the event. The event aims to honor area veterans with a fun filled weekend, Larry Sheffler Started the event and he states that events like this are important because it gives veterans at the home, something to pass their time w
  • KHQA
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  • 6/3/2018 4:18:00 AM
  • Illinois Free Fishing Days just around the corner
  • Illinois Free Fishing Days for this year are June 15-18 and are in line with the Father’s Day Weekend. During those days you will not need a Fishing License to fish Illinois waters. Free Fishing Days are designed to bring people back to the great sport ...
  • Commercial-News
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  • 6/3/2018 4:17:00 AM
  • Sarley: Finally making time for Fox Chain fishing
  • Taurisano plays the guitar and is the band’s primary singer. They play many venues throughout northern Illinois and have an impressive following. We finally set a fishing date while we were talking at the big Schaumburg outdoor show. We both wrote it down.
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 6/1/2018 12:53:00 AM
  • Two Rivers Fishing Fair is free to all June 9
  • It’s free, and you don’t need to buy anything or bring any gear. The annual Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair happens Saturday, June 9 at Pere Marquette State Park in Illinois. It’s sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and urban ...
  • KSDK
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  • 5/31/2018 12:44:00 AM
  • Get kids hooked on fishing at The Annual Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair
  • If you truly want to learn more about fishing and get your kids hooked, on the great sport of fishing and the outdoors, it truly is worth your drive," said Scott Isringhausen with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Kids can also win the prizes .
  • KHQA
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  • 5/30/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Soon-to-be Illinois record fish: Freshwater drum, redear or redear hybrid
  • Johnathan Inman had a long night’s journey into day to weigh his soon-to-be Illinois-record freshwater drum. Just let me say, if you think we catch big drum from Lake Michigan, this one (38.25 pounds) will make you rethink that. It was one of two ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 5/30/2018 12:24:00 AM
  • 51-year-old fishing vet uses skills, experience on tour
  • Chad Morgenthaler started out as an auto tech in Illinois, and that began an association with Jasper Engines and Transmissions. The FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) tour pro now sports a 21-foot Phoenix bass boat with a prominent JET logo. “When I turned ...
  • Dubois County Herald
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  • 5/26/2018 4:38:00 AM
  • Hitting the crappie just right: Sampling fishing on Carlyle Lake
  • Congenial because every one was catching keeper-sized crappie. Back to the beginning. I’ve covered all 10 years that the Illinois High School Association has held its state championship for bass fishing on Carlyle Lake. During the finals, I squeeze in ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 5/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Chemical spill likely caused fish kill
  • Contamination that caused a fish and wildlife kill on about 10 miles of Coon Creek in southeastern Iroquois County remains under investigation by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Natural Resources. The fish kill was first
  • The Daily Journal
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  • 5/24/2018 2:29:00 PM
  • Judge Fish orders partial closing of Focus House
  • “I requested the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts to conduct an operations review of Focus House,” Fish said in the press release. “Based on the recommendations of that review, I am temporarily closing the residential component of Focus ...
  • Ogle County News
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  • 5/11/2018 6:09:00 PM
  • Special needs community reels in memories at 33rd annual fishing trip
  • Around 1,200 volunteers and people in the local special needs community grabbed their fishing poles and enjoyed some time on the Bleyer Lake in Carbondale, Illinois. Even if participants don’t leave with a fish, they can leave with the best catch of the ..
  • WPSD Local 6
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  • 5/10/2018 2:39:00 AM
  • Illinois Cautions Anglers on Import of Tadpole Madtoms as Bait
  • Walleye tournaments are hitting the water in Illinois, and a recent trend is using Tadpole Madtoms (Noturus gyrinus, a small catfish species) to lure walleye from the deep. Can I do that in Illinois? When fishing in Illinois waters, it is important to know
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • Catholic League sweep at Des Plaines River sectional: IHSA bass fishing
  • The top three teams at each sectional advance to the state championship May 18 and 19 at Carlyle Lake. This is the 10th season the Illinois High School Association will hold a state championship for bass fishing. On Monday, turning downstream, the Celtics
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 5/8/2018 3:35:00 AM
  • Illinois Bowfishing Fest May 19
  • The Illinois’ Bowfishing Festival and Conservation Shoot at the Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area boat access area is scheduled for Sat., May 19. The all-day festival will feature bowfishing instruction and ranges, fishing instruction for kids ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:55:00 AM
  • How Storms, Missteps and an Ailing Grid Left Puerto Rico in the Dark
  • (Mr. Ramos, under pressure over the Whitefish hiring, resigned that day.) By early January, after the mutual aid paperwork was ironed out, workers had arrived from Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin and elsewh
  • The New York Times
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  • 5/6/2018 9:07:00 AM
  • Field notes: Illinois Spring Bird Count, HS bass fishing
  • Illinois residents may participate today in the 59th annual Illinois Spring Bird Count by observing birds at a park, their neighborhood or at personal feeders in their backyard. Send data, including bird species, quantity and location, as well as duration
  • Quad-City Times
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  • 5/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
  • Bowfishing fest at Des Plaines
  • The second Illinois Bowfishing Festival and Conservation Shoot will be held from 10 am. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area boat access area, on the Kankakee River, northwest of Wilmington. Admission and parking will
  • The Daily Journal
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  • 5/3/2018 2:32:00 PM
  • Below the Waterline: Area lakes set to host IHSA bass fishing sectionals
  • Illinois High School Association fishing continues to grow and Thursday marks another day of sectional championships across the state. Locally, there will be sectionals at Lake Bloomington and Evergreen Lake. Teams from our area in the Lake Bloomington ...
  • The Pantagraph
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  • 5/3/2018 12:11:00 AM
  • Archers can get a taste of bowfishing at festival and conservation shoot
  • The all-day Illinois’ Bowfishing Festival and Conservation Shoot will feature bowfishing instruction and ranges, fishing instruction for kids with supervised rod-reel fishing opportunities, fish cleaning and cooking demonstrations and activities for ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 5/2/2018 2:14:00 PM
  • Residents help restock fish population at Lake Glenview
  • Picicco says the Glenview Park District offers a catch and release fishing program throughout the year, and that anyone fishing is required to purchase an Illinois fishing license. Denys Bucksten / Pioneer Press Declan Boye, 3, examines the fish he will ..
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 5/1/2018 9:20:00 PM
  • Illinois Bowfishing Festival and Shoot at Des Plaines May 19
  • WILMINGTON, IL – Illinois’ Bowfishing Festival and Conservation Shoot at the Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area boat access area is scheduled for Saturday, May 19. The all-day festival will feature bowfishing instruction and ranges, fishing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/30/2018 9:17:00 AM
  • Surf a good choice for angling action during low tides
  • Large live shrimp fished under popping corks was the bait. Ray Laurel of Belleville, Illinois was back fishing our area and found the black drum run to still be on. The big uglies wore him out as he could handle only two per day before tiring out.
  • The Daily News
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  • 4/25/2018 11:41:00 PM
  • Illinois: Mussels Not Allowed as Bait in State Waters
  • SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois fishing regulations prohibit the use of mussels of any species from any waters of the state as fish bait. An error regarding use of mussels appears in printed copies of the 2018 Illinois Fishing Information booklet (the online ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/23/2018 6:13:00 AM
  • Plenty of good bluegill fishing in area
  • Your device does not support the audio. With crappie spawn in full swing, the next stop on the Illinois fishing calendar is the annual bluegill spawn. Fortunately, area bluegill anglers will find no shortage of good fishing holes. This prolific panfish can
  • RiverBender
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  • 4/21/2018 3:00:00 PM
  • Deal of the Week: Major NM company to be acquired
  • Rancho Dominguez, California-based Santa Monica Seafood recently announced the opening of a new packaging and distribution facility in Illinois. Santa Monica Seafood says the Seattle Fish Co. of New Mexico acquisition gives it coverage throughout the New .
  • The Business Journals
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  • 3/16/2018 5:37:00 PM
  • Illinois Bass Fishing Outlook 2018
  • Perhaps a key to successful Illinois bass fishing is to go where the bass go. Location, location, location. Although all bass are point-oriented, the successful angler should remain flexible in his approach. Bass tend to concentrate in areas with some ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/16/2018 2:05:00 PM
  • Check out our map of Central Illinois fried fish locations 🐟
  • Have a fish fry we should add? Email us the details! Reporting like this is brought to you by a staff of experienced local journalists committed to telling the stories of your community. Support from subscribers is vital to continue our mission.
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 3/15/2018 10:00:00 PM
  • Silverfin Group fish cakes help put invasive Asian carp on the menu
  • Chef Philippe Parola is doing his part to control the population of invasive Asian carp by using carp caught in Mississippi, Illinois and Louisiana in fish cakes sold by his company, Silverfin Group. His efforts mark the first time an invasive species has
  • SmartBrief
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  • 3/14/2018 8:09:00 PM
  • Illinois city eyes $20 million federal grant to restore bay, fish habitats
  • QUINCY, Ill. — A western Illinois city is asking for a $20 million federal grant to restore its natural fish habitats. The Quincy Herald-Whig reports the city of Quincy is asking Washington to pay for restoration efforts in Quincy Bay. The bay has become .
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/13/2018 3:10:00 PM
  • Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 7
  • The 2018 Illinois Spring Trout fishing season is just around the corner. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an Inland Trout Stamp to participate, unless they are under the age of 16, blind, disabled, or are an Illinois resident on leave from ...
  • KHQA
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  • 3/11/2018 7:17:00 PM
  • Christmas trees to be dropped into Rend Lake for fish habitat
  • According to officials, the Corps of Engineers employees, Illinois Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists, and volunteers will place bundled and weighted Christmas trees into Rend Lake for the purpose of creating fish habitat. They said ...
  • KFVS12
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  • 3/7/2018 5:05:00 PM
  • Report: Fishing license sales down in Illinois
  • As the DNR reminds us that hunting and fishing licenses expire at the end of this month, a report out of Springfield suggests fewer people have been paying for the right to fish. “Fishing license sales have been either flat or declining in Illinois for ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/7/2018 3:12:00 PM
  • IL Fishing License Sales Declining
  • Fishing license sales have been either flat or declining in Illinois for the past 10 years. The loss of sales have a direct impact on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' ability to enhance environmental habitats and Illinois’ multi-billion ...
  • Alton Daily News
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  • 3/5/2018 6:09:00 AM
  • Statewide crappie creel cut heads new fishing rules
  • The senior/disabled combination hunting/fishing license and all the permits it covers this year costs $12. n In Illinois, fishing tournament organizers must apply online for permits to host competitions during 2018. A tournament operator can apply through
  • The Paducah Sun
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  • 3/3/2018 10:09:00 AM
  • Spring trout fishing season opens April 7
  • SPRINGFIELD — The 2018 Illinois Spring Trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an Inland Trout Stamp to participate, unless they are under the age of 16, blind, disabled, or are an Illinois resident on ..
  • Shelbyville Daily Union
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  • 3/2/2018 7:05:00 PM
  • 2018 Illinois Crappie Fishing Outlook
  • Illinois crappie fishing heats up with the temps, and these waters are among the best in the state. Perhaps the most popular panfish in Illinois is the crappie. Found in abundant numbers throughout the state, crappies come in both white and black ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/2/2018 12:42:00 AM
  • Illinois spring trout fishing season opens
  • The 2018 Illinois Spring Trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an Inland Trout Stamp to participate, unless they are under the age of 16, blind, disabled, or are an Illinois resident on leave from ...
  • The Times Weekly
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  • 2/28/2018 6:18:00 PM
  • 'Fish Habitat Improvement Day' at Lake Shelbyville
  • LAKE SHELBYVILLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance will place donated Christmas trees and artificial structures into Lake Shelbyville to enhance the fisheries for years .
  • Shelbyville Daily Union
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  • 2/27/2018 8:50:00 PM
  • The Best March Fishing in Illinois
  • March fishing in Illinois: It’s a good time to catch bass, catfish, crappies and more at these waters. The month of March brings the hope and anticipation of spring. Thoughts turn to warmer days, spring flowers, early morning turkey gobbles and of course .
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/26/2018 8:15:00 PM
  • Volunteers needed for Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Improvement Day
  • LAKE SHELBYVILLE -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance will place donated Christmas trees and artificial structures into Lake Shelbyville to enhance the fisheries for ...
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 2/26/2018 7:36:00 AM
  • 12-Year-Old Wisconsin Angler Breaks Three State Fish Records in One Day
  • Catching multiple state-record fish in one day isn’t unheard of, but it is unusual, as only a few lucky anglers will be able to make the claim. The last one we heard of was Illinois fisherman Ken Maggiore who broke two Illinois records last March.
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 2/23/2018 7:53:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Get ready for the Fish On! show
  • The free-with-admission seminar schedule (same both days) is; 10 a.m. Kayak Fishing (Steve Hrynewyck and Jackson Kayak Fishing Team), 11 a.m. Lake Michigan Perch (Rich Holm), 12 p.m. Sauger/Walleye on the Illinois River (Guy Lopez), 1:30 p.m. Pier & Shore
  • The News-Dispatch
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  • 2/23/2018 2:29:00 AM
  • Fish fries, jazz festival, trivia nights and more on tap this week
  • Email: lifestyle@bnd.com. Mail to: Lifestyle, Belleville News-Democrat, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427. Questions, call Heidi Wiechert at 618-239-2500. Aviston Legion Fish & Chicken Fry — 4:30-7 p.m. Friday. American Legion ..
  • BND
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  • 2/21/2018 1:12:00 PM
  • Illinois 2018 Fishing Licenses go on Sale March 1
  • The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says state fishing licenses for the year go on sale March 1. The agency says 2018 annual fishing licenses for Illinois residents cost $15 and are good until March 31, 2019. Money from the license fees is used ..
  • WCBU
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  • 2/20/2018 11:20:00 PM
  • Illinois 2018 fishing licenses go on sale March 1
  • SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says state fishing licenses for the year go on sale March 1. The agency says 2018 annual fishing licenses for Illinois residents cost $15 and are good until March 31, 2019.
  • WGIL
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  • 2/20/2018 12:29:00 PM
  • Illinois 2018 Fishing Licenses Go On Sale March 1st
  • SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says state fishing licenses for the year go on sale March 1. The agency says 2018 annual fishing licenses for Illinois residents cost $15 and are good until March 31, 2019. Money from ..
  • WJBD
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  • 2/19/2018 7:59:00 PM
  • How to help Rocky fishing team cast off
  • My father took me fishing when I was young and, while I can embrace the challenge, I was never very good at it. Illinois is a state surrounded and crisscrossed by rivers and large and small lakes that offer great fishing. The Illinois High School ...
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  • 2/18/2018 6:57:00 AM
  • Ready for a Friday Fish Fry? This Group Documents Chicago’s Best
  • When she returned to Illinois, she had trouble finding a critical mass of Chicagoans who observed the custom with the same gusto. So in 2011, she formed the Chicago Lenten Fish Fry Club in an effort to spark some interest in the city’s fish fries and ...
  • Chicago Magazine
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  • 2/14/2018 6:02:00 PM
  • Meat shoots, Lenten fish fries and more going on this week
  • Email: lifestyle@bnd.com. Mail to: Lifestyle, Belleville News-Democrat, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427. Questions, call Heidi Wiechert at 618-239-2500. Aviston Legion Fish & Chicken Fry — 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. American ...
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  • 2/14/2018 3:24:00 PM
  • Crappie used to be the go-to fish at Clear Lake
  • Crappie aren’t native to Clear Lake or even California. It is believed that the first black crappie introduced into Clear Lake came from Meredosia, Illinois, back in 1908. White crappie were stocked in the lake in 1951. The crappie fishery reached its ...
  • Record-Bee
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  • 2/14/2018 7:12:00 AM
  • Here’s the BND guide to nonprofit fish fries in the metro-east
  • Cod, catfish, walleye, salmon and shrimp. Carryouts. 618-939-7999. Did we miss one? Nonprofit events only. Send information to lifestyle@bnd.com. Mail to: Lifestyle, Belleville News-Democrat, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427.
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  • 2/13/2018 11:30:00 AM
  • Strategies for Pike Fishing in Wind
  • Once you identify prime feeding zones, the rest is easy. *In-Fisherman Field Editor Steve Ryan, Chicago, Illinois, is an avid pike angler and regular contributor to In-Fisherman publications.
  • in-fisherman.com
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  • 2/9/2018 4:02:00 PM
  • Asian carp fish cakes chef’s bid to help control the invasive species
  • Parola has also been working with Illinois’ DNR and the University of Illinois’ food service director, and a recent launch luncheon was held at the University of Illinois. Illinois’ fisheries chief, Dan Stephenson, says Asian carp are now in or can ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/6/2018 3:24:00 PM
  • Fish fries
  • BLUE ISLAND, ILLINOIS — Fraternal Order of Eagles 1332 features Friday fish fries 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 through March 30. The event features fish and entertainment. The main menu offers shrimp, catfish, fried cod, perch, calamari and whitefish. Call-ahead ..
  • NWI
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  • 2/4/2018 7:58:00 PM
  • New fish cakes aimed at controlling invasive Asian carp
  • Parola has also been working with Illinois' Department of Natural Resources and the University of Illinois' food service director, and a recent launch luncheon was held at the University of Illinois. Illinois' fisheries chief, Dan Stephenson, says Asian ..
  • WRAL.com
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  • 2/3/2018 11:46:00 AM
  • Trout Unlimited Announces 2018 Youth Fly Fishing Education Programs
  • Trout Unlimited Conservation and Fly Fishing Summer Camp in Michigan The 11th annual edition of the Illinois Council of Trout Unlimited Youth Conservation and Fly Fishing camp is scheduled July 22-27, 2018 at the RAM Conference Center in Roscommon ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 2/2/2018 7:07:00 PM
  • The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killer Family
  • It was added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1996 and is currently the University of Illinois at Chicago police department headquarters. 11. PLENTY OF FUTURE STARS MADE EARLY APPEARANCES. Don Cheadle, James Cromwell, Laurence Fishburne ...
  • Mental Floss
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  • 2/1/2018 6:18:00 AM
  • Below the Waterline: ISU offers students outdoors-related sports
  • Football, basketball and other mainstream sporting events may get all the press at Illinois State, but many may not know there are other sports that include hunting and fishing there too. No large stadiums or big crowds, but students at ISU have two very .
  • Pantagraph
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  • 2/1/2018 5:54:00 AM
  • Around the Area: SWCD having pond fish sale
  • The due date is March 16 for grass carp. The pick-up location is the USDA Service Center Parking Lot at 7205 Marine Road (Illinois 143) in Edwardsville. The fish truck will be on the parking lot on Saturday, March 31 from 8 to 9 a.m. For more information .
  • BND
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  • 2/1/2018 3:34:00 AM
  • Pair win over $20,000 at Midwest Open Ice Fishing Tournament
  • Each team won $400 for taking home the largest fish of its kind. Gawlinski is from Des Planes, Illinois, while Wojcik is from Round Lake, Illinois. In all, Knutson said the tournament was a success. He said he worried about the timing of the recent warm ..
  • MLive.com
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  • 1/30/2018 7:04:00 PM
  • Chicago Team Wins Bassmaster High School Central Open On Toledo Bend
  • “I’m speechless,” Springer told the crowd. Instead, the Illinois residents let their fishing do the talking. They had approximately 6 pounds of bass on board at noon. But they didn’t fret, despite BASSTrakk showing other teams pushing the pace ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/30/2018 6:47:00 AM
  • GEARING UP OR DOWN – CLAM OUTDOORS
  • Tod Todd of Kingston, Ill., is a professional ice angler and promoter. Tod has competed in several top ice fishing tournaments with outstanding results. Watch Tod on several different TV segments across Illinois. www.midwestangling.com
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 1/29/2018 3:15:00 PM
  • The Best Illinois Fishing Right Now
  • Hit these spots for cabin-fever-busting midwinter action at some of the best Illinois fishing lakes. February is an interesting month for Prairie State anglers. Ice-fishing is still going on in many of the state’s extreme northern reaches, while open ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 1/23/2018 3:57:00 PM
  • Fly fishing festival comes to Lebanon
  • Doors will open at 9 a.m., each day, and presenters and fly fishing guides from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, North Carolina and Tennessee will treat participants to a variety of fly-fishing presentations and demonstrations ...
  • Greensburg Daily News
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  • 1/20/2018 12:26:00 PM
  • Purdue Ag Alumni Set to Honor Six at Annual Fish Fry
  • The ag alumni’s Certificates of Distinction this year go to Katherine Armstrong, Zionsville, John Frischie of Kentland, Paul Marsh from Naperville, Illinois, Ray Moistner of Fishers, James E. Monger, Lafayette, and Darrel Thomas of Greencastle.
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  • 1/17/2018 3:51:00 AM
  • Washington Island Fish Boil Fest Returns to Illinois Feb. 3
  • It’s time again to make plans to attend the fourth annual Washington Island Fish Boil Festival (WIFF) at FitzGerald’s in Berwyn, Ill., on Feb. 3. Washington Island commercial fisherman Ken Koyen will come ashore once again to conduct one of his famous ...
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  • 1/11/2018 2:35:00 PM
  • Heartland Fly Fishing Festival
  • The show will host over 50-plus exhibitors, presenters and fly fishing guides from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, North Carolina and Tennessee. Saltwater fly fishing guides and fly tyers are coming up to Indiana for the winter.
  • frankenfly.com
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  • 1/11/2018 2:19:00 PM
  • Winter can be tough on a fishing fanatic
  • So here’s to getting on the water, even if it’s hard water. Fishing, for me, is a cure-all. Read more about using fishing to get through the winter blahs in the Jan. 12 issue of Illinois Outdoor News.
  • Outdoor News
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  • 1/4/2018 3:46:00 PM
  • Learn about fly fishing at Illinois River session
  • Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the angler in your life? How about sending them to the Lower Illinois River to learn about fly fishing? Enrollment is under way for the Illinois River Fly Fishing School, which has become one of the most popular ...
  • North Texas e-News
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  • 12/22/2017 4:36:00 AM
  • Native Fish Society works hard to protect native fish
  • In 2017 River Stewards protected 101,000 acres of habitat on public lands from strip mining in southwest Oregon - including the pristine headwaters of the Smith, Illinois, Rogue, Hunter Creek and Pistol rivers - vital homewaters for native fish!
  • suncruisermedia.com
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  • 12/21/2017 11:25:00 PM
  • Prep standout bags big buck
  • A high school senior who helped his team become the first Chicago-area school to capture the Illinois state bass fishing championship earned "Buck of the Week" honors from the Chicago Sun Times for a massive whitetail nicknamed "G3" that he bagged recently
  • BassFan
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  • 12/21/2017 4:38:00 PM
  • Two convicted of illegal trafficking in protected fish
  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife investigators worked cooperatively with Illinois Conservation Police officers to further investigate this activity. As a result, Taylor was charged in Illinois and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution.
  • Franklin Favorite
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  • 12/21/2017 7:18:00 AM
  • Combining art and craft with fishing: The videos of Violetta Talley
  • ‘‘I have walked out to the pier to fish and left the cameras.’’ Illinois bowhunters continue a harvest pace well ahead of last season: 53,731 through Sunday, compared with 48,924 for the same period in 2016. Heidecke Lake finished the season with 932 d
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 12/20/2017 10:07:00 AM
  • Mayor’s Fishing Advisory Committee meeting: Very late recap of notes
  • There was even a suggestion that the Fishing Committee ask the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to ban snagging. But Vic Santucci, the Lake Michigan program head, very strongly said that would not happen. “We as the state serve all the communitie .
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 12/20/2017 2:32:00 AM
  • Ameren Illinois : donates to FISH Food Pantry
  • Dec. 19--GALESBURG-- It was 45 minutes after closing time on a Friday when Kenny Blum knocked on the door of a local food pantry. At first, a volunteer of FISH Food Pantry, 688 Hawthorne Court, thought it was someone in search of food and he told him they
  • 4 Traders
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  • 12/19/2017 7:55:00 AM
  • Galesburg Ameren volunteers help to stock FISH Food Pantry
  • Utility workers are teaming up to power the fight against hunger in Galesburg, Illinois. Volunteers from Ameren Illinois are donating food and funds to help stock the FISH Food Pantry in Galesburg, Illinois. “This is awesome,” said Diane Copeland ...
  • WQAD
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  • 12/18/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • Kentucky: Two Convicted of Illegal Trafficking in Protected Fish
  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife investigators worked cooperatively with Illinois Conservation Police officers to further investigate this activity. As a result, Taylor was charged in Illinois and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/18/2017 9:27:00 AM
  • Two Western KY men fined for illegal trafficking in protected fish
  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife investigators worked cooperatively with Illinois Conservation Police officers to further investigate this activity. As a result, Taylor was charged in Illinois and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution.
  • columbiamagazine.com
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  • 12/15/2017 12:42:00 PM
  • Recycle your used Christmas tree to help the fish habitat at Carlyle Lake
  • The Corps of Engineers along with the Illinois Department Of Natural Resources uses these trees to provide fish habitat at Carlyle Lake. The trees are submerged in the lake. The provide shelter, breeding areas, and resting places. They’ll be collected ...
  • KPLR 11
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  • 12/14/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • Recycle your used Christmas tree to help the fish habitat at Carlyle Lake
  • The Corps of Engineers along with the Illinois Department Of Natural Resources uses these trees to provide fish habitat at Carlyle Lake. The trees are submerged in the lake. The provide shelter, breeding areas, and resting places. They’ll be collected ...
  • Fox2now
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  • 12/14/2017 1:21:00 PM
  • Popular Hard Water Classic Ice Fishing Tournament Set for Jan. 13
  • Anglers 16 and older who are not legally disabled must carry valid Illinois fishing licenses. The main entrance to Blackwell Forest Preserve is located on Butterfield Road 0.25 mile west of Winfield Road. "This is a wonderful event for the whole family and
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 12/14/2017 4:09:00 AM
  • Below the Waterline: Plenty to consider when buying a boat
  • That work included helping the Illinois Department of Natural Resources make Evergreen Lake at McLean County's Comlara Park near Hudson one of the best muskie fisheries in the Midwest. The IMA is honoring Richardson for his reporting on that effort and for
  • Pantagraph
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  • 12/14/2017 4:08:00 AM
  • Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House
  • ","from":"USA Today","source":"http://www.10best.com/destinations/illinois/chicago/chicago/restaurants/hugos-frog-bar-fish-house/","date":""},{"quote":"The menu changes daily and features day boat seafood and shellfish.","from":"Chicago MetroMix","source .
  • Tasting Table
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  • 12/13/2017 5:40:00 PM
  • COLUMN: Fly fishing event set for February
  • It’s a little over two weeks until Christmas and if you are still looking for the perfect holiday gift for the angler in your life, an idea is to send them to the Lower Illinois River to learn about fly fishing. Enrollment is under way for the Illinois ...
  • Muskogee Phoenix
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  • 12/8/2017 6:52:00 AM
  • Ott inspires children through fishing
  • John Ott, a Western Illinois University sophomore studying broadcasting, spent this past summer away from the cameras to work at a unique camp in Oxford, Maine called Kamp Kohut. Ott was a fishing instructor for kids ages 8 through 16 who attended the camp
  • Western Courier
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  • 12/1/2017 6:56:00 PM
  • Fishing barge, bar and bait shop is 'one of a kind'
  • The somewhat hidden destination also attracts traveling anglers. For their vacation in early August, a couple from Gurnee, Illinois, visited the barge, a favorite fishing spot of theirs about three hours west of their home. “It’s always a guarantee to ...
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 11/30/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • Finding New Paths
  • She will leave her West Rogers Park home in the fall to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Madison Jackson fixes a bicycle at Starfish Learning Center in Rogers Park, where she regularly volunteers. Jackson, a graduate of Chicago Math .
  • Northwestern University
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  • 11/30/2017 4:12:00 AM
  • Trout stocking under way at state's seasonal fishing spots
  • In addition to these "cold weather" trout fisheries, the Department also operates two year-round trout fisheries in the Lower Mountain Fork River below Broken Bow dam, and in the Lower Illinois River below Tenkiller Ferry Dam. Trout are normally stocked in
  • Tahlequah Daily Press
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  • 11/29/2017 4:51:00 PM
  • Veterinarian Bass Fishing Trip
  • I had the pleasure of fishing with Jason Walker and his buddy Rick traveling from Illinois. They wanted to take a break from their Vet convention and explore what Lake Toho Bass Fishing had to offer. They were in search for the quality largemouth bass that
  • bassonline.com
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  • 11/29/2017 2:27:00 PM
  • Sizing up historic perch fishing: A morning at a Southeast Side slip
  • Howe and I set up to meet at the slip at 89th. Howe caught the first of the three Illinois whitefish records in 2017 on Feb. 17 with a 4.45-pound whitefish he landed while perch fishing at 95th. “I have been fishing my whole life, it is my obsession and ..
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 11/29/2017 10:47:00 AM
  • 203 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Moose Inn (Wautoma)
  • It turned out that at the same time I was eating a fish fry at the Moose Inn, someone was going on a spending spree with my debit card information in Rockford, Illinois. I checked online and they had spent over thirty dollars at a fish and chicken ...
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 11/26/2017 11:35:00 PM
  • Illinois high school muskie tournament offers fishing lesson
  • Ashland, Ill. — Prairie Lake is on the fringe of becoming a muskie powerhouse in Illinois, as DNR biologists openly suspect there are 50-inch fish swimming the rather small 210-acre lake. But as the state’s young muskie anglers recently learned a ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 11/20/2017 11:36:00 AM
  • Rainbow trout fishing season set to begin in DuPage County
  • All anglers 16 years old and older and not legally disabled must have valid Illinois fishing licenses with inland trout stamps. The licenses and the stamps are available at the Forest Preserve District's headquarters in Wheaton.
  • BND
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  • 9/27/2017 9:39:00 AM
  • Hunting and Fishing Days organizer remembers 30 years of history
  • CARTERVILLE -- Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days starts Saturday at at John A. Logan College, and with thousands of people expected to come to campus for a weekend of fun, one said that for him, this year's event will be bittersweet. Ron Allen has
  • WSIL TV
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  • 9/23/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • Sec. Zinke Declares October as National Hunting and Fishing Month
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day is a great time to recognize the contributions of sportsmen and women to conservation; without them, Illinois's fish and wildlife would not be almost as abundant, nor would our economy be as vibrant. To be eligible for the
  • androidevo.com
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  • 9/22/2017 8:46:00 PM
  • Anglers cited for overlimits of pike on Lake Kabetogama
  • Voyageurs National Park rangers and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers cited four Illinois men for overlimits of fish Sept. 9 on Lake Kabetogama, according to park officials. The four anglers were found to be in possession of .
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 9/15/2017 10:59:00 PM
  • Illinois men ticketed for fishing overlimit on border country lake
  • International Falls, Minn. — Voyageurs National Park reported on Friday that park rangers contacted four fishermen during a routine stop on Kabetogama Lake on Sept. 9. During the stop, four individuals from Illinois were found to be in possession of 44 ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 9/15/2017 8:14:00 PM
  • Illinois stocking 80,000 trout ahead of fishing season
  • SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Fall trout fishing starts next month in Illinois and the state is stocking about 80,000 rainbow trout to prepare for the season. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the season starts Saturday, Oct. 21, at 54 ponds, lakes .
  • NWI
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  • 9/12/2017 12:33:00 AM

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