Current fishing records for the state of Illinois.
Carlyle Lake is among the top spots in Illinois to catch a mess of catfish and crappie. We share fishing tips including how, when and where to land your favorite gamefish species.
Shabbona Lake is so serene and loaded with fish, it’s hard to believe it’s so close to Chicago. We show you how, when and where to catch walleye, crappie, muskie and more.
The Kankakee River offers some of the best smallmouth bass, catfish, walleye, pike and panfish fishing in Illinois and Indiana. We show you top spots and tactics for major gamefish.
Rend Lake is one of Southern Illinois’ best all-around fishing lakes for bass, crappie, catfish and more. We show you when, where and how to catch the top species at this big reservoir.