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  • Why Did These Fish Cross the Road in Illinois Last Week?
  • Why did the fish cross the road? Probably not to get to the other side, assuming the other side was still land. Also probably not to go to the grocery store, as fish don’t need processed food and algae is free underwater. Actually, no one is quite sure ...
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  • 7/20/2017 8:24:00 PM
  • Coast Guard Rescues Two Near Waukegan Harbor, Illinois
  • Boat crew members from Coast Guard Station Kenosha pose with the two men they rescued, Friday, July 14, 2017 at Waukegan Harbor, Illinois. The two men were rescued from the water after their bass boat sank while on a fishing trip. CLEVELAND — The U.S ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/17/2017 7:52:00 AM
  • Lower Illinois River still subject to ebb, flow of negotiations
  • While the Lower Illinois River trout fishery faces another late summer of uncertainty after spring flooding warmed and muddied its supply lake, officials continue to wrestle with a long-term solution for the river that has no official volume. The Oklahoma
  • Tulsa World
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  • 7/16/2017 5:10:00 AM
  • Flooding in Illinois leave fish flapping on the street
  • Bizarre footage has emerged of fish flapping on a road in Illinois after severe flooding blighted the town. As the camera person drives down the road in Round Lake Heights, fish can be seen literally jumping off the road as they struggle to get near water.
  • themisfitsnetwork.com
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  • 7/14/2017 8:19:00 PM
  • Golconda fishing decline affects economy
  • "We run tournaments all over southern Illinois and all over the Midwest. When you see a fishery declining, the people that are traveling the farthest are the first to stop coming," said Byrnes. In some cases, he has to canceling tournaments altogether.
  • WSIL TV
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  • 7/14/2017 4:43:00 AM
  • Flooding Leaves Fish on the Road in Round Lake Heights, Illinois
  • Seven News has obtained dramatic dashcam footage of the moment officers swooped on a northern suburbs drug ring. Rabbie Daher somehow survived being shot several times in the driveway of his south Sydney home and in front of his young daughter. A flying ..
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  • 7/13/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • CURT HICKEN’S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois’ big game fish
  • Among 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 fish merely means loafing along some stretch of shoreline and waiting for a hungry catfish to .
  • The Telegraph
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  • 7/9/2017 1:33:00 PM
  • 84,000 pounds of fish recalled; items shipped to Illinois, Wisconsin
  • About 84,000 pounds of fish products shipped to locations in six states, including Illinois and Wisconsin, are being recalled because they did not meet federal import requirements. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service ...
  • Telegraph Herald
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  • 6/30/2017 6:17:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Illinois
  • Illinois fishing spots range from bustling urban areas to quiet country lakes. You can take your kids to Navy Pier to catch perch or drive 40 miles outside of Chicago to the Monee Reservoir. Get your fishing license, register your boat, and start fishing .
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  • 6/25/2017 2:56:00 PM
  • APNewsBreak: Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan
  • It was caught Thursday by a commercial fisherman under contract with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources about 2 miles below the below the T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam in the Calumet River, on Chicago's south side. The location is the closest to the
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  • 6/23/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • Al Crocker's radio fishing show 10 years old and going strong
  • Each week he talks to a guide, fishing or hunting enthusiast from one of 13 lakes in Southern Illinois. “Tuesday it goes out to all the stations,” he said. “Some air it once and some air it three times. It just depends on how they are marketing it.
  • The Southern
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  • 6/22/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • Buffalo Grove Catches First Fishing State Title
  • Buffalo Grove’s bass fishing team reeled in a state championship Wednesday, June 15 to wrap up the 2016-17 Illinois High School Association sports season. The Bison finished as runner-up on day one at Carlyle Lake, with five fish caught for 7 pounds ...
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  • 6/21/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • Wow! Huge Record Hybrid Striped Bass Caught in Illinois
  • It’s been a stellar fishing year so far in Illinois, where a 21-plus-pound record hybrid striped bass was recently caught. Seven new state fishing records have been recorded in Illinois this year, and the latest one might be the most impressive.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/21/2017 2:19:00 PM
  • Fishing the future now: Up & down Lake Shore Drive, 4- to 6-inch perch
  • Keepers are somewhere, just nowhere where I was on a tour up and down Lake Shore Drive. Perch fishing is closed from May 1 to June 15 in the Illinois waters of Lake Michigan. This year, the word was out in the days leading up to the opener Friday that ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 6/21/2017 10:43:00 AM
  • Illinois’ 7th state record fish in 2017: Latest is hybrid striped bass
  • The most astonishing year for records in Illinois fishing just keeps going. The latest is the Illinois record for hybrid striped bass. And it is a doozy. So far in 2017, Illinois has had record fish for whitefish (three times), burbot, hybrid crappie ...
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  • 6/20/2017 5:55:00 PM
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  • 6/19/2017 3:13:00 PM
  • Winkeler: Despite weather IHSA fishing a success story
  • Ice cream is the greatest concoction devised by man. The Illinois High School Association can relate to Husar’s predicament. Since its inception in 2009, the IHSA state bass fishing tournament has been plagued by bad weather. Initially, the tournament ...
  • The Southern
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  • 6/18/2017 6:52:00 AM
  • Rend Lake looks to create 100 new fish habitats
  • REND LAKE -- The Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources want to help us catch more fish at Rend Lake. They'll drop 100 new artificial fish habitats along the shoreline using a $10,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
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  • 6/17/2017 3:21:00 AM
  • Friday Fish Fry - Northern Illinois Area
  • This is my favorite place to go to for a nice Friday Night Fish Fry! The best part is they serve beer battered haddock, which is one of my favorite fried fish. You can get AYCE along with broasted chicken...absolutely delicious. They bring out some of the
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  • 6/16/2017 9:33:00 PM
  • Buffalo Grove lands state bass fishing title
  • Buffalo Grove’s Tyler Lubbat and Dominic Domian pulled 13 pounds and 7 ounces of bass out of Carlyle Lake this week to win the Illinois High School Association’s state bass fishing tournament. The finals, held Wednesday and Thursday, were originally ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/16/2017 7:05:00 PM
  • West Frankfort duo brings home third at state fishing tournament
  • Bass fishing is a game of ounces. The West Frankfort team of Brendan Johnson and Cole Levanti saw the good and bad of that maxim while placing third in the Illinois High School Association’s state bass fishing tournament Thursday. The Redbirds had a two ..
  • The Southern
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  • 6/15/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Fishing Reports and Outdoor News
  • Starting as a child in the Boy Scouts and 4-H clubs, he loved fishing, hunting and all outdoor activities. He grew up in the SE Illinois town of Breese. By the age of 16, Walt was training upland hunting dogs and guiding clients hunting upland game on the
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  • 6/15/2017 6:12:00 PM
  • Storming into Day 2: Possibilities, IHSA state finals for bass fishing
  • CARLYLE, Ill.–A veteran southern Illinois bass fishing coach said this morning he thought somebody would bring a 12-pound bag on Day 2 of the IHSA state finals for bass fishing. If that happens, literally any of the 62 teams could win it, even the 21 ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 6/15/2017 4:33:00 PM
  • Southern Illinois has great track record in state fishing series
  • The Illinois High School Association’s bass fishing tournament is being completed at Carlyle Lake today. If history is any indication, there’s a pretty good chance a Southern Illinois team will finish in the top five. The tournament began in 2009 with ...
  • The Southern
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  • 6/15/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • Kids' Pole Fishing Tournament 'a success'
  • The first Kankakee River Rats Kids' Pole Fishing Tournament Saturday produced some fine catches and raised $240 from participants, who also donated 34 kids' fishing poles to be given to the Northern Illinois Anglers Association for that group's semi-annual
  • The Daily Journal
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  • 6/15/2017 1:43:00 PM
  • Among many life lessons, Dad taught me fly fishing
  • I don’t know where he picked it up. Fly-fishing certainly wasn’t common in the rural Illinois of his youth, but it became Dad’s favorite way to fish. He showed me how to cast foam rubber spiders for bass and bluegill when I was a kid and I’ve ...
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 6/15/2017 6:12:00 AM
  • Sports: Southern Illinois has great track record in state fishing series
  • The Illinois High School Association’s bass fishing tournament is being completed at Carlyle Lake today. If history is any indication, there’s a pretty good chance a Southern Illinois team will finish in the top five. The tournament began in 2009 with ...
  • The Southern
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  • 6/15/2017 6:03:00 AM
  • Moline bass fishing team hoping to win state tournament
  • CARLYLE, Ill. (KWQC) - The Moline High School Bass Fishing Team is currently in first place in the state tournament in Carlyle, Illinois. Cade Harris and Phelps Bohlman caught five fish today totaling just over 8 pounds. Tomorrow is the second day of ...
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  • 6/15/2017 3:41:00 AM
  • Anglers have tough time catching fish on first day of state final
  • CARLYLE — Steamy weather, high water levels and a two-hour rain delay added up to tough fishing at the Illinois High School Association’s state bass fishing tournament at Carlyle Lake Wednesday. The tournament had originally been scheduled for May 20 ...
  • The Southern
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  • 6/15/2017 12:56:00 AM
  • Buffalo Grove 2nd, Moline 1st: IHSA bass fishing state finals, Day 1
  • The Buffalo Grove junior (senior) caught a five-bass limit, fishing with Dominic Domian, to have the Bison in second with 7 pounds, 15 ounces after Day 1 of the Illinois High School Association state finals for bass fishing Wednesday on Carlyle Lake.
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 6/14/2017 11:39:00 PM
  • High school bass fishing: IHSA state finals begin with prayer
  • CARLYLE, Ill.–The state finals for high school bass fishing in Illinois started with a prayer before the National Anthem. Not just a generic prayer for safety and sportsmanship, but one that included, “Thanks for your son Jesus.” It might be the way ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 6/14/2017 3:57:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing the Driftless: Angler Research
  • This summer I am travelling to and fishing the Driftless. This area, occupying the region where Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa meet, is geologically unique. One of the results is a wealth of trout fishing, primarily in the smaller spring ...
  • castingacross.com
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  • 6/14/2017 1:17:00 PM
  • Five local schools represented at IHSA Bass Fishing Finals
  • State qualifying boats from Southern Illinois have represented the area with distinction since the bass fishing was made an official state activity in 2009. Beginning with West Frankfort winning the state’s first bass fishing title in 2009, and ending ...
  • The Southern
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  • 6/14/2017 10:11:00 AM
  • Perch opener, frogging, Chicago summer fishing: Midwest Fishing Report
  • Summer came and stayed this time for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, just in time for the opening of frog season in Illinois on Thursday and the perch opener on Friday on Lake Michigan in Illinois. I love the photo above, not only because .
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 6/14/2017 3:34:00 AM
  • Urban Fishing clinics set
  • MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department has announced the Southern Illinois Urban Fishing Clinic will be held at Veterans Park lake June 8 through June 23. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources sponsor the free event and will ...
  • Mt. Vernon Register-News
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  • 6/14/2017 12:14:00 AM
  • Another great week of fishing for PHS Sportsman Club in Canada
  • He was fishing with his dad, Erick, and his uncle, Kai. I was a little concerned that Kaiden might have a little trouble using a jig because Illinois fishermen are not used to that technique. But Kaiden picked it up quickly and used it the rest of the week
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  • 6/13/2017 7:50:00 PM
  • Family Fishing Fair brings fun, games and fish to Pere Marquette
  • A large aquarium with several species of fish indigenous to the Illinois, Missouri and Mississippi Rivers was available for the entire family to see some examples of what lurks beneath the muddy surfaces of their familiar rivers. Species such as catfish ..
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  • 6/12/2017 6:46:00 PM
  • Grant sought to improve Lake Shelbyville fish habitat
  • "We're starting off strong," said Mike Mounce, an Illinois Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. Mounce said the Oklahoma group is looking to break away from its tendency to award grants to Southern places. Lake Shelbyville, he said ...
  • Shelbyville Daily Union
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  • 6/12/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Schooling bass: Changing high school for bass fishing options
  • ‘‘Liability’’ is administrative hooey. The Illinois High School Association addressed liability when it established bass fishing as an activity in 2008. The best programs do something similar to what coaches Baker, Kenton Evans and Mike Rubino do ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 6/12/2017 11:08:00 AM
  • Illinois prep bass fishing tournament rescheduled 2nd time
  • The Illinois state high school bass fishing tournament has been rescheduled a second time after it was postponed due to high water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois. The Illinois High School Association event was planned May 19 and 20 but had to
  • Galesburg Radio WGIL 14
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  • 6/11/2017 1:38:00 PM
  • Illinois prep bass fishing tournament rescheduled 2nd time
  • CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois state high school bass fishing tournament has been rescheduled a second time after it was postponed due to high water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois. The Illinois High School Association event was planned ...
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 6/11/2017 12:35:00 AM
  • Fishing derby set at Leclaire Park
  • This year, fishing classes, instructed by a representative from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on June 20 and June 22. The fish at Leclaire Lake might be in trouble. Edwardsville Parks and Recreation
  • The Edwardsville Intelligencer
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  • 6/10/2017 2:57:00 PM
  • Sterrett: Dry weather tough on gardens, great for fishing
  • But two dry weeks, while tough on farm fields and gardens, have created great conditions for river and stream fishing. Illinois River fishing gets better as water clarity improves. The Illinois Valley’s small streams become clearer and slightly safer for .
  • News Tribune
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  • 6/10/2017 5:30:00 AM
  • Two Rivers Family Fishing Fairs Coming Saturday
  • The 26th annual Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair is happening Saturday at Pere Marquette State Park near Grafton Illinois. Scott Isringhausen with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says along with some past crowd favorites, like the catch-and ...
  • CBS St. Louis
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  • 6/9/2017 9:50:00 PM
  • University Relations - Western Illinois University
  • MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – A unique fly fishing trip by students of Western Illinois University Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration Associate Professor Rob Porter in May was the culmination of a semester of classroom learning about incorporating stream ..
  • Western Illinois
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  • 6/9/2017 9:29:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Trip Wraps Up Unique WIU Stream Ecology Course
  • MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – A unique fly fishing trip by students of Western Illinois University Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration Associate Professor Rob Porter in May was the culmination of a semester of classroom learning about incorporating stream ..
  • Western Illinois
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  • 6/9/2017 12:45:00 PM
  • Ledge Battle Begins on Kentucky Lake
  • Current from dam releases is typically considered favorable, as it positions fish and bait for predictable meal times. Illinois pro Derek “Duke” Jenkel says there’s an upside and a downside to this week’s projection for a robust release schedule.
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  • 6/8/2017 12:50:00 PM
  • Third time’s the alarm: Rescheduling, again, IHSA bass-fishing finals
  • That describes the Illinois High School Association’s re-rescheduling of the state championship for bass fishing on Carlyle Lake. Streamwood coach Marty Baker emailed the sentiments of many Monday: ‘‘We have lodging reserved. We have rental vehicles ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 6/7/2017 10:50:00 AM
  • OVER THE COLES: Explore Illinois during Free Fishing Days
  • Fishing is a favorite summer activity for many families across Illinois. If you haven’t been fishing in recent years or never been, the Illinois Department of Natural Resource has an opportunity to get you and your family hooked on this activity.
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 6/7/2017 6:22:00 AM
  • IHSA state bass fishing final rescheduled
  • The Illinois High School Association announced Monday that the 2017 IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals will be rescheduled for June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake, which is near the city of Carlyle. The tournament finals were originally scheduled for May 19-20 ...
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 6/6/2017 10:11:00 PM
  • State Bass Fishing Tournament Rescheduled Again
  • The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has announced the 2017 IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals will be rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake. The tournament finals were originally scheduled for May 19-20, but the IHSA ...
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  • 6/6/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • IHSA reschedules state bass fishing finals — again
  • For the second time, dates for the the Illinois High School Association Bass Fishing Finals at Carlyle Lake have been changes. The IHSA announced the finals will be held June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake. That’s a Wednesday-Thursday event, as opposed to the ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/6/2017 4:02:00 PM
  • State bass fishing final rescheduled
  • The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced today the 2017 IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals will be rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake. The tournament finals were originally scheduled for May 19-20, but the IHSA ...
  • The Southern
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  • 6/6/2017 1:47:00 AM
  • Jim Billman takes aggressive approach toward fishing with compound bow
  • On sunny, windless days, Billman can be found on his 20-foot Sea-Ark boat with a compound bow, stalking murky waters in Southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. And he can be quite successful, regardless of whether the fish are biting or not. The 52-year
  • Southeast Missourian
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  • 6/5/2017 3:22:00 PM
  • New science shows intense harm cased by fishing for nesting bass
  • It's the result of a massive 22-year study undertaken by Dr. David P. Philipp, principal scientist at the Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois and the Chair of the Fisheries Conservation Foundation. If Philipp's name sounds familiar to .
  • outdoorcanada.ca
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  • 6/5/2017 2:52:00 PM
  • Fishing for nesting bass
  • It is the result of a massive 22-year study undertaken by Dr. David P. Philipp, Principal Scientist at the Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois and the Chair of the Fisheries Conservation Foundation. If Philipp's name sounds familiar to
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  • 6/5/2017 11:52:00 AM
  • Ahoy! Free Fishing Days on the Horizon
  • There is an opportunity for non-fishing families, or those who have not put a line in the water for awhile, coming soon courtesy of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. I'm talking about Free Fishing Days, four full days from June 16-19 ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 6/5/2017 3:46:00 AM
  • State Bass Fishing Tournament Rescheduled
  • The state high school bass fishing tournament has been rescheduled for later this month after it was postponed due to high water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois. The Illinois High School Association event was planned for May 19 and 20 but had .
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  • 6/4/2017 12:45:00 PM
  • HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Fishing fair returns to Marquette Park
  • The special one-day fishing extravaganza, hosted by Pere Marquette State Park and co-sponsored by the Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge and the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, is among the largest of Illinois’ Free Fishing Days ...
  • The Telegraph
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  • 6/4/2017 12:07:00 PM
  • Postponed Illinois prep bass fishing tourney rescheduled
  • CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — The state high school bass fishing tournament has been rescheduled for later this month after it was postponed due to high water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois. The Illinois High School Association event was planned for ..
  • The Southern
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  • 6/4/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • Postponed Illinois prep bass fishing tourney rescheduled
  • CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) — The state high school bass fishing tournament has been rescheduled for later this month after it was postponed due to high water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois. The Illinois High School Association event was planned for ..
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  • 6/3/2017 6:32:00 PM
  • Illiniwek Forest Preserve hosts month-long fishing competition
  • All participants in the adult group must have a valid Illinois fishing license. Any fish caught along the Mississippi River on Illiniwek grounds is eligible for the competition. All fish submitted tot the competition must be taken to the park office for en
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  • 6/3/2017 12:19:00 AM
  • Iowa residents enjoy Free Fishing Weekend
  • out having a goof time but we want you to be safe," said Iowa DNR Patrolwoman, Jovannah Parshaw. Free fishing weekend in Iowa runs through Sunday. Illinois free fishing weekend is in two weeks, June 16th through the 19th.
  • KWQC
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  • 6/2/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • IHSA bass fishing state finals rescheduled
  • The Illinois High School Association announced that the IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals will be conducted on Friday and Saturday, June 23-24 on Carlyle Lake in Carlyle. The State Final meet was initially scheduled for May 19-20, but the IHSA announced on ..
  • The Southern
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  • 5/31/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • High school fishing: IHSA announces new dates for state tournament
  • The Illinois High School Association has announced June 23 to 24 as the reschedule date for the IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals on Carlyle Lake in Carlyle. The event, which originally was scheduled for May 19 to 20, was postponed on May 10 because of high .
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 5/30/2017 11:22:00 PM
  • Fiser, Atkinson win charity fishing tourney
  • Illinois Free Fishing Days: June 16-19: The 2017 free fishing days coincide with Father’s Day this year. Anglers can fish without purchasing a fishing license, salmon stamp, or inland trout stamp during this four-day celebration of fishing.
  • Quad Cities Onlines
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  • 5/30/2017 10:27:00 PM
  • Wading into a muskie rescue (& bonus fish): Below Shabbona Lake
  • Others grabbed nets with fish or the fish, then rushed them from water to land. Another rush came to the waiting oxygenated tanks on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources boat. Repeated dozens of times. This spring’s rescue–necessitated by heavy ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 5/30/2017 4:44:00 PM
  • Bass fishing state finals rescheduled for June 23-24
  • Improving conditions at Carlyle Lake has led the Illinois High School Association to schedule the bass fishing state finals for June 23-24. Originally set for May 19-20, the finals were postponed due to high water on Carlyle Lake. The top three finishers .
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/30/2017 3:03:00 PM
  • Flooding has negligible effect on fish spawn
  • The timing and duration of flooding throughout Southern Illinois probably won’t have a negative effect on game fish spawns. In some cases, flooding may have actually been beneficial. The timing of the flooding was most likely to disrupt the crappie spawn.
  • The Southern
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  • 5/25/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • Lure of competitive fishing snags high schoolers
  • The team is actually part competitive team and part club. A coed group of about 30 participate in outings throughout northern Illinois during warmer months, fishing from the shore of Lake Michigan, small lakes, and the Des Plaines River, among other spots.
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 5/24/2017 7:04:00 PM
  • Take a Vet Fishing
  • Take a Vet Fishing's 2017 event is coming up on May 21 at the Thirsty Turtle Marina and Brew & View Pub. Veterans from around Illinois are invited for a day of fishing, food, and fun. Groups will begin casting their lines at 7:00 a.m. There's a Veterans ..
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  • 5/20/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Record Tiger Musky Keeps the Ball Rolling for New Illinois Record Fish
  • An Illinois tiger musky may make the record books and keeps the train rolling on what is turning out to be a tremendous year for record fish in the state. When the DNA test results return Terry Livingston Sr. will very likely hold the top spot in the ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 5/20/2017 10:35:00 AM
  • Lake Michigan’s Best Chicago-Area Fishing
  • During all those years fishing was always very good, with some seasons better than others. But the 2016 catches off the Illinois shoreline outshone all the other seasons by a country mile. The reason for this unprecedented upswing in spot fishing success .
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/19/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • Another event to get kids hooked on fishing
  • A new fishing tournament to benefit the Northern Illinois Anglers Association kids fishing programs will be held June 10 on the Kankakee River and at Bird Park quarry. The Kankakee River Rats first annual "Kids Pole Fishing Tournament" will feature ...
  • The Daily Journal
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  • 5/19/2017 3:32:00 PM
  • Fishing report: Weekend of May 19-21
  • Information provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and compiled by Joe Lyons of the Post-Dispatch staff. Baldwin: Bass fair using spinnerbaits; catfish fair using cut baits; bluegill fair ...
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 5/19/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Illinois man drowns after legs get caught in fishing gear
  • Authorities say a 48-year-old East St. Louis man drowned after his boat capsized and his legs got tangled in his fishing gear. The Belleville News-Democrat reports Lonnie Smith was fishing on Baldwin Lake with his son and another man Wednesday when high ..
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  • 5/19/2017 10:59:00 AM
  • Illinois man drowns after legs get caught in fishing gear
  • BALDWIN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old East St. Louis man drowned after his boat capsized and his legs got tangled in his fishing gear. The Bellville News-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2rwhmrh) Lonnie Smith was fishing on Baldwin Lake with ..
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 5/19/2017 3:57:00 AM
  • Really big bass from hot Plainfield South team: Fish of the Week
  • Plainfield South finds its bass-fishing team on a big roll. Ryan Park (holding fish) caught and Tommy ‘‘Scoop’’ McDonald netted the big bass of 7.67 pounds in the Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship on May 6 at Clinton Lake. The fish was ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 5/17/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Illinois fish records keep falling: DNA could prove tiger muskie
  • Tom Kimes understands the universal draw of big fish. ‘‘Normally I would have said no, but when they said how big it was, I had to see it,’’ Kimes said about weighing Terry Livingston Sr.’s possible Illinois-record tiger muskie May 9.
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 5/17/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • Hooked on Fishing Remains Closed After Flooding
  • EAST PEORIA, Ill - Some businesses in the area are still dealing with the effects of heavy rainfall that hit central Illinois earlier this month. Hooked on Fishing, a nonprofit in East Peoria that teaches kids to fish remains closed after flooding delayed
  • Central Illinois Proud
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  • 5/16/2017 11:13:00 PM
  • 3-D models reveal hidden details of zebrafish behavior
  • in Rome, Italy; Daniele Neri, Tommaso Ruberto, and Violet Mwaffo, all at NYU Tandon in Porfiri's group; and Sachit Butail, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Northern Illinois University. "Zebrafish are inherently social species who ...
  • Phys
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  • 5/16/2017 7:31:00 PM
  • Gone Fishing: Top 5 SEMO hot spots for anglers
  • If you're looking for a nice fishing hole to reel in bass, catfish, or crappie, look no further. Due to the housing crisis in Cairo, Illinois people are speaking out including even the youngest of residents. Sixth graders in the Cairo School District ...
  • KFVS12
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  • 5/16/2017 12:45:00 AM
  • Catch your fish and eat it, too, at annual derby
  • People get super excited about it." Plus, participants don't need a fishing license that day; thanks to a permit from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. They're also getting a pond fully stocked with catfish, affording them a darned good chance
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 5/15/2017 8:45:00 PM
  • Bass Fishing State Finals Moves Date
  • The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced Wednesday, May 10 that the 2017 IHSA bass fishing state final tournament, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 19-20 at Carlyle Lake in Carlyle, has been postponed due to potentially dangerous water .
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  • 5/12/2017 7:28:00 PM
  • Fishing for a new hobby? Try It! aims to reel in new anglers
  • All these other things will be revealed to you." Although a fishing license is required for ages 16 and older to fish in Illinois, the Forest Preserve District of Will County has coordinated with the Department of Natural Resources to waive that ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 5/12/2017 3:26:00 AM
  • Fishing for a new hobby? 'Try It!' aims to reel in new anglers
  • All these other things will be revealed to you." Although a fishing license is required for ages 16 and older to fish in Illinois, Forest Preserve District of Will County has coordinated with the Department of Natural Resources to waive that requirement ..
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 5/11/2017 11:24:00 PM
  • IHSA Forced to Reschedule Bass Fishing Tournament Due to High Water
  • CLINTON COUNTY, ILL. (KMOX) – It happened in 2011 and again in 2013. This year marks the third year that the Illinois High School Association is having to delay its state bass fishing tournament due to high water levels on Carlyle Lake. IHSA ...
  • CBS St. Louis
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  • 5/11/2017 1:59:00 PM
  • Illinois high school bass fishing tournament postponed
  • CARLYLE, Ill. (AP) - High water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois have forced the postponement of state high school bass fishing tournament. The Illinois High School Association on Wednesday said the event that was planned for May 19 and 20 will
  • WSIL TV
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  • 5/11/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • 2017 IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals Postponed
  • The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced today (May 10, 2017) that the 2017 IHSA Bass Fishing State Final Tournament, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 19-20 at Carlyle Lake in Carlyle, has been postponed due to potentially dangerous ...
  • ihsa.org
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  • 5/10/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • Illinois high school bass fishing tournament postponed
  • CARLYLE — High water levels on Carlyle Lake in southern Illinois have forced the postponement of state high school bass fishing tournament. The Illinois High School Association on Wednesday said the event that was planned for May 19 and 20 will be ...
  • The Rock River Times
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  • 5/10/2017 6:31:00 PM
  • IHSA Bass Fishing Finals postponed due to high water levels
  • The Illinois High School Association announced that the 2017 IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals Tournament, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 19-20 at Carlyle Lake in Carlyle, has been postponed due to potentially dangerous water levels and will be ...
  • BND
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  • 5/10/2017 5:48:00 PM
  • Illinois high school bass fishing tournament on Carlyle Lake postponed
  • High water levels on Carlyle Lake have forced the postponement of state high school bass fishing tournament. The Illinois High School Association on Wednesday said the event that was planned for May 19 and 20 will be rescheduled for later this spring.
  • The Southern
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  • 5/10/2017 5:06:00 PM
  • Fishing for Friendship day in Jackson County
  • Folks in Jackson County, Illinois were at Bleyer Lake on Wednesday, May 10 for the annual "Fishing for Friendship" event. For more than 30 years, the event has brought people together from all over the area with disabilities for a day of fishing ...
  • KFVS12
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  • 5/10/2017 4:48:00 PM
  • Riverdale Rises Above at IHSA Sectional Fishing Tournament
  • Illinois high school bass fishing began during the 2008-2009 school year. Moline was the first sectional winner to represent the region that year. Last Friday, 20 teams representing 11 schools, competed on the Mississippi River near Spring Lake ...
  • Quad Cities Onlines
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  • 5/9/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • Record Fish Calls East Peoria Bass Pro Shop it’s New Home
  • “Chopper” the crappie weighs 4 pounds 8.8 ounces. He was caught by Ryan Povolish in Murphysboro, Illinois. Chopper breaks a state record that was held since 1976 and joins the more than 70 fish who already call the aquarium home. Povolish says he’s ...
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  • 5/9/2017 6:22:00 PM
  • Illinois officials unveil plan to reintroduce giant fish, the alligator gar
  • SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials have released detailed plans for how they'll reintroduce a giant fish that was thought to be extinct from the state's waters. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced Monday that it's published a management ..
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 5/9/2017 5:20:00 PM
  • Half of Friday’s bass fishing sectionals postponed until today
  • Only half of the Illinois High School Association bass fishing sectionals were held on Friday, as weather and flooding made conditions unsafe on a dozen lakes. Teams are scheduled to fish today (Monday, May 8) at those lakes with hopes of finishing in the
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/8/2017 4:32:00 PM
  • Noita Fish Market
  • An Illinois fish market that sells fresh fish from the Mississippi River and frozen imported seafood to the Chicago area and elsewhere has failed to respond to federal inspectors regarding food safety violations observed in January. Kirby Marsden ...
  • Food Safety News
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  • 5/8/2017 5:34:00 AM
  • Illinois fish market ordered to clean up food safety violations
  • An Illinois fish market that sells fresh fish from the Mississippi River and frozen imported seafood to the Chicago area and elsewhere has failed to respond to federal inspectors regarding food safety violations observed in January. Kirby Marsden, owner of
  • Food Safety News
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  • 5/8/2017 5:12:00 AM
  • McGill wins Bass Fishing League tournament
  • The top 10 boaters finished the tournament in: Complete results can be found at FLWFishing.com. Michael Black of Toledo, Illinois, caught a bass weighing 6 pounds, 4 ounces – the heaviest of the event in the Boater Division – which earned him the day ...
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 5/7/2017 3:37:00 AM
  • Byron Captures IHSA Bass Fishing Sectional
  • Those three teams will head to the State Bass Fishing Tournament in two weeks at Carlyle Lake in Southern Illinois. The largest single Bass was caught by Erza Nitz in boat #1 from Rockford Christian High School. The bass weighed 4 pounds, 37 ounces.
  • My Stateline
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  • 5/6/2017 4:42:00 AM
  • Streamwood goes to the limit, wins Busse Main: IHSA bass fishing
  • That edged the four keepers caught by Glenbard North seniors Jesse Montgomery and Jasmin Dizdarevic (7-11). After nine years of Illinois High School Association competition, the thing that sticks with me is the improvement in the fishing and coaching.
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 5/6/2017 2:48:00 AM
  • Testing confirms Illinois-record fish was hybrid crappie
  • CARBONDALE, Ill. — Officials say genetic testing confirms that a state-record crappie caught in Southern Illinois is a hybrid crappie. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the fish caught March 28 in Kinkaid Lake in Jackson County appeared ...
  • Quad-Cities Times
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  • 5/5/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • Steve Sarley: Tips and tricks for fishing from the shoreline
  • Put down your paper and get out there to your local lake or pond and do some quality fishing. Good luck. Northern Illinois: Dave Kranz from Dave’s Bait, Tackle and Taxidermy in Crystal Lake reports: “The dams at McHenry, Algonquin and Carpentersville ...
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 5/4/2017 11:22:00 PM
  • Below the Waterline: Prep fishing takes center stage with IHSA sectionals
  • The youth movement in fishing is alive and well and Friday marks another chapter in that book with the Illinois High School Association sectionals on 24 bodies of water statewide. Today’s high school anglers can be the next stars in fishing — many have ...
  • Pantagraph
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  • 5/4/2017 12:07:00 AM
  • Okeechobee Artificial Bass Fishing
  • Phelps did most of the fishing while Vicki enjoyed the nature and adventure fishing is. They were traveling from Illinois for the Florida Bass Fishing. Artificial baits such as swim jigs, chatter baits and worms have been productive baits to throw.
  • bassonline.com
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  • 5/3/2017 5:29:00 PM
  • Anemonefish dads further fathering research
  • There is evidence, for example, that oxytocin also plays a role in human fathering. University of Illinois psychology professor Justin Rhodes, left, and graduate student Ross DeAngelis study fathering behavior in anemonefish. Credit: L. Brian Stauffer ...
  • Phys
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  • 5/3/2017 3:01:00 PM
  • Record Fish Calls East Peoria it's New Home
  • "Chopper" the crappie weighs 4 pounds 8.8 ounces. He was caught by Ryan Povolish in Murphysboro, Illinois. Chopper breaks a state record that was held since 1976 and joins the more than 70 fish who already call the aquarium home. Povolish says he's excited
  • Central Illinois Proud
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  • 5/2/2017 9:39:00 PM
  • Correction: State Record Crappie story
  • It is Kinkaid Lake, not Kincaid Lake. A corrected version of the story is below: Testing confirms Illinois-record fish was hybrid crappie Officials say genetic testing confirms that a state-record crappie caught in southern Illinois is a hybrid crappie ...
  • KFVS12
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  • 5/2/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • Testing confirms record fish was hybrid crappie
  • CARBONDALE – Officials say genetic testing confirms that a state-record crappie caught in southern Illinois is a hybrid crappie. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the fish caught March 28 in Kincaid Lake in Jackson County appeared to be a .
  • The Herald-News
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  • 5/2/2017 4:08:00 AM
  • Testing confirms Illinois-record fish was hybrid crappie
  • CARBONDALE — Officials say genetic testing confirms that a state-record crappie caught in southern Illinois is a hybrid crappie. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the fish caught March 28 in Kincaid Lake in Jackson County appeared to be a .
  • The Rock River Times
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  • 5/1/2017 7:24:00 PM
  • Testing confirms Illinois-record fish was hybrid crappie
  • CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Officials say genetic testing confirms that a state-record crappie caught in southern Illinois is a hybrid crappie. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the fish caught March 28 in Kincaid Lake in Jackson County ...
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 5/1/2017 10:59:00 AM
  • Testing confirms Illinois-record fish was hybrid crappie
  • CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Officials say genetic testing confirms that a state-record crappie caught in southern Illinois is a hybrid crappie. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the fish caught March 28 in Kincaid Lake in Jackson County ...
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 5/1/2017 10:11:00 AM
  • Local fishing programs and ponds provide plenty of pleasure
  • Anyone between the ages of 16 and 65 needs a fishing license to fish in Illinois waters. Fishing licenses may be purchased through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources online or at local retail outlets. Naperville Park District’s rules for ...
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  • 4/29/2017 10:58:00 PM
  • Pot Fugitive from Texas Apprehended while Fishing at Lake Selmac
  • OSP said its game officers contacted 57-year-old Robert Lawrence Brenner while he was fishing at the Illinois Valley lake late Thursday evening. Brenner was arrested when a routine records check showed he was wanted on a Texas felony warrant for Parole ...
  • KAJO
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  • 4/29/2017 12:35:00 PM
  • Southern Illinois organization helps vets heal through fishing
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY -- A southern Illinois non profit organization gives back to veterans in a unique way, and has now branched out from hunting to fishing. HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes gives veterans the opportunity to come together and talk about their ...
  • WSIL TV
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  • 4/29/2017 2:11:00 AM
  • Northeast Oklahoma Fishing Report
  • Bass good 2-4 ft on Carolina-rigged plastics baits. All other fishing slow. Submitted by Karlin Bailey. Lower Illinois: April 23.. The lake elevation is normal, water temps are 65 and water clarity is clear. Rainbow trout are good on inline spinnerbait ...
  • Claremore Daily Progress
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  • 4/28/2017 1:55:00 AM

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