Illinois Game Fish Records

Current fishing records for the state of Illinois.

Kankakee River Fishing: Complete Angler’s Guide

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 Fishing: Complete Angler’s Guide

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.