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  • 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.
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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.
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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!
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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
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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.
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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 .
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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
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 .
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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 .
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  • 9/12/2017 12:33:00 AM
  • Illinois stocking 80,000 trout ahead of fishing season
  • SPRINGFIELD — 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 and ...
  • The Rock River Times
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  • 9/11/2017 5:44:00 PM
  • State of Illinois stocking up on fish for trout fishing
  • SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - 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 ...
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  • 9/11/2017 2:23:00 AM
  • Illinois stocking 80,000 trout ahead of fishing season
  • 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 and streams statewide
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  • 9/11/2017 12:39:00 AM
  • Fall Trout Fishing Season To Open October 21 in Illinois
  • SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2017 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season will open on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 54 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Two weeks prior to the fall trout opener, the Fall Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Season will open at nine ...
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  • 9/8/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • 5 Top Fall Fishing Trips in Illinois
  • These are some great Illinois fall fishing destinations you shouldn’t overlook. Fall fishing in Illinois is always a bit different. Actually, fall fishing in most Illinois waters is a hit-and-miss affair. Some days, fall fishing can be outstanding, while .
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  • 9/5/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • Driverless trucks to be tested on United Kingdom roads
  • Nathaniel was travelling with his parents Norman and Pederlita Putot, and sister Pearl to celebrate his birthday. The Illinois Lottery urges the victor to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until the prize is redeemed. Rick Fishbeck co
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  • 8/25/2017 11:31:00 AM
  • Jackson: Personal-favorite spots anyone can fish
  • That was fairly easy because I was literally waiting for the other shoe to drop regarding politics and the role it has played in the decline of Illinois' promotion in touting our fishing and hunting. So I chose to give up a few spots hoping to make Jack ..
  • Daily Herald
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  • 8/25/2017 12:01:00 AM
  • Study links fish stress hormones to whether they take the bait
  • If anglers are primarily capturing fish whose stress levels dictate whether they are likely to strike at a lure, “we could potentially be selecting for fish that are harder to catch,” said University of Illinois natural resources and environmental ...
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  • 8/23/2017 1:44:00 PM
  • Study links fish stress hormones to whether they take the bait
  • If anglers are primarily capturing fish whose stress levels dictate whether they are likely to strike at a lure, "we could potentially be selecting for fish that are harder to catch," said University of Illinois natural resources and environmental sciences
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  • 8/22/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Paradise Bass Fishing Trips
  • Noah is a Division One tight-end football player. He plays for a school in Springfield, Illinois and wanted to get some bass fishing in before season started. The summer heat has not affected the fish and they have been biting really well. Artificial baits
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  • 8/21/2017 2:07:00 PM
  • Old School Trolling wins National Walleye Tour Championship
  • On day one, Day fished with fellow Wisconsin angler Max Wilson and the two caught a 34.23-pound limit. On day two, Day drew Illinois pro Mike Gofron and they improved to 40.61. "Both days we used nothing but Shiver Minnows," said Day. "I fished them ...
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  • 8/21/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • Below the Waterline: Carr twins represent 'full circle' of IHSA fishing
  • Some things come full circle in life and it works the same way in fishing. When we started Illinois High School Association bass fishing in 2008, I knew good things would happen. We would see the development of youth fishing beyond belief. Not only would .
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  • 8/17/2017 4:35:00 AM
  • Archery event seeks sponsors to help NC Handicapped Sportsmen
  • A raffle includes a redfish fishing outing and an Illinois deer hunt. Learn more by calling Rogers at 919-390-4123, or visit www.facebook.com/nchandicappedsportsmen. Sporting clays: Deep River Sporting Clays and Shooting School in Sanford will host ...
  • The News & Observer
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  • 8/16/2017 6:33:00 PM
  • Really good catch for first muskie: Good enough for Fish of the Week
  • ‘‘I know it’s not Illinois, but he’s been trying for years and has never given up,’’ cousin Pete Banach messaged. ‘‘He’s a die-hard fisherman when sports don’t get in the way.’’ Hey, Eagle Lake is almost Illinois North. FOTW, the ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 8/16/2017 4:16:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass in the Midwest
  • I saw that they were catching smalljaws on small rivers and many of them were big. I also noticed that they were based in Illinois -- near Chicago. Since it's a personal goal to catch a fish in all 50 states on the fly and IL didn't have a chalk mark next
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  • 8/15/2017 3:47:00 PM
  • Gone fishing: Plenty of places in Region for novices, expert anglers
  • “It’s a great experience if you can afford to do it,” Breidert said. Across the state line into Illinois is Powderhorn Lake, where Theresa Vanderbilt, of Lansing, has fond memories of fishing at as a child and continues fishing at today. “We used ...
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  • 8/13/2017 6:56:00 PM
  • Below the Waterline: Competition stirs passion for fishing
  • I am proud of our sport and glad Illinois was the first to see its value. It makes me smile. Ryan Robinson and Wes Gehrt won the recent Sam Leman EverBloom Tournament on Evergreen Lake with a five-fish limit weighing 16.37 pounds. Heavyweight of the Year .
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  • 8/10/2017 12:11:00 AM
  • SCHS grad qualifies for fishing championship
  • John Berry, a 2012 Sevier County High School graduate and current Tennessee Tech University senior, was traveling with fishing partner and fellow TTU senior Sam Carris on Saturday before making a stop at a hotel in Rockford, Illinois, on their way to ...
  • Mountain Press
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  • 8/9/2017 9:23:00 AM
  • Cardinal bird feeds pond fish
  • The helpful bird was spotted bringing some snacks to its fish friends.The black headed cardinal bird visited the lawn pond in Carthage, Illinois to feed the local goldfish. According to owner of the pond Lou Ann, the cardinal bird brought seeds and insects
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  • 8/8/2017 12:39:00 AM
  • Asian carp report proposes to keep fish out of Great Lakes
  • TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. >> A federal report released Monday proposes a $275 million array of technological and structural upgrades at a crucial site in Illinois to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes and its vulnerable fish populations.
  • The Morning Journal
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  • 8/7/2017 7:32:00 PM
  • Cardinal Bird Feeds Pond Fish
  • The black headed cardinal bird visited the lawn pond in Carthage, Illinois to feed the local goldfish. According to owner of the pond Lou Ann, the cardinal bird brought seeds and insects in his beak to feed the hungry fish. Credit: cleanldy via Storyful
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  • 8/7/2017 3:05:00 PM
  • Local arts and entertainment: Aug. 4 through Aug. 11
  • For information about PAS, visit www.photographicartssociety.org. • 2017 Illinois fishing information guide – Visit shawurl.com/ 30so. • 2017 Illinois State Fair – Deadlines for competitions approaching. New competitions are Newlywed Game and ...
  • The Herald-News
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  • 8/4/2017 6:11:00 PM
  • Sarley: New chapter of Fishing's Futures gains traction in Ingleside
  • The mission sounded a bell in Klubertanz’ consciousness. He immediately contacted Shane Wilson, the group’s founder to ask about starting the first Illinois chapter of Fishing’s Future. Klubertanz jumped in feet first and began the Ingleside chapter ...
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 8/2/2017 11:46:00 PM
  • Abundant (and Willing to Bite) Illinois Catfish
  • With its tradition of world-class catfishing, you can just about bet that most Illinois anglers have spent at least a portion of their free time taking advantage of the opportunities available statewide. With everything from rivers and streams to lakes and
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  • 8/2/2017 2:44:00 PM
  • Redneck Fishing Tournament returns this week
  • BATH -- In just a few days, one Central Illinois town is set to resume its annual battle against an invasive fish. Bath will host the 12th Annual Redneck Fishing Tournament. “It’s the one fishing tournament where you leave the poles at home but should ...
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 8/2/2017 6:32:00 AM
  • Redneck Fishing Tournament: Fishermen vs. Asian Carp
  • The event is meant to help battle against the invasive Asian Carp. Along the Illinois river, fishermen armed with nothing but nets try to catch as many fish in their boats as they can in two hours. When boaters rev up their boat engines – the fish fly ...
  • CBS St. Louis
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  • 8/1/2017 11:08:00 PM
  • Big Fish, Big Hope for the Ecosystem
  • The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reintroducing a living fossil into its waterways. The alligator gar is a fish so old, it’s thought to have evolved during the Early Cretaceous period, over a hundred million years ago. Erika Celeste reports .
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  • 7/31/2017 4:11:00 PM
  • Wisconsin company sued in wrongful death lawsuit
  • PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — The family of an Illinois man who drowned while on a fishing trip at a resort in Canada is suing the southeastern Wisconsin-based company that runs the resort. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2v0PkIZ) reports that the ..
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  • 7/27/2017 2:30:00 PM
  • EXCHANGE: Momence teen nets a fishing scholarship
  • "I knew I loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting," Demack said. "It was awesome that it became a school sport." The Illinois High School Association sanctioned bass fishing as an organized school activity in 2009. Since then, schools throughout the state
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  • 7/26/2017 10:06:00 AM
  • 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.
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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
  • WSIL TV
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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
  • yelp.com
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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
  • ChicagoNow
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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 ...
  • KWQC
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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
  • BCR news
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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 ..
  • www.riverbender.com
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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.
  • flwfishing.com
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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 ...
  • thexradio.com
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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

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