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GOOD FISHING !

We make REGULAR UPDATES to our FISHING REPORTS, current Events, our tips, new facts, trivia, and best fishing days along with PRODUCT TEST Reviews & FISHING ARTICLES and will update any significant fishing information.
So come back, visit us often and click your refresh or reload button to assure you have the latest info available to us.

We want this to be your one stop complete information center for Central Illinois Fishing.
And for you Ladies, don't forget to check out Linda´s FISHINGALS section.
If you have any suggestion or questions feel free to let us know by e-mail address at bottom.


BEST FISHING DAYS FOR NEXT WEEK or so:
Sept.   22nd   -   26th


UPCOMING FISHING EVENTS and NEWS:

- Wildlife officials have used poison to kill all the fish in Lake Yankton in southeastern South Dakota to remove carp and other undesirable species. Read FULL STORY
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- Sailfish Jumps Into Boat, Crew Jumps Overboard - Watch Video
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- This White Bass does not want to be released.. Watch the VIDEO
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- Bait dumping may be allowing invasive species (Asian carp) to reach the Great lakes. Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species -including widely feared Asian carp- to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper.   Read more HERE

* Illinois Conservation Police Cite Businesses That Violate Aquatic Invasive Species Laws
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Sept 27 - 28 : The Friends of EverBloom is sponsoring Lakes Fest at Evergreen Lake and Lake Bloomington to encourage residents to enjoy their lakes and raise awareness of water quality, fish habitat, and outdoor opportunities.   Activities are scheduled for the entire family on both days. All proceeds benefit Friends of Everbloom and will be used for projects that protect and enhance these reservoirs.
- Big Fish Tournaments   - Free Pontoon Boat tours of Evergreen   - Lakes Fest Treasure Hunts (Free)   - 5K Run at Evergreen, Sunday   - Hudson Boy Scout Concessions   - Build a Bat House at Evergreen (Free)   - Prizes for contest winners!   - and Raffle tickets being sold for Outdoor prizes with proceeds to benefit vegetation, fisheries, water quality programs and conservation education in the upcoming year.
* IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION FOR THE FALL EVENT (ITEM OR DOLLAR AMOUNT They are now a 501 C 3 organization so your donations are tax deductible ) or WE WILL NEED VOLUNTEER HELP ON THIS FALL EVENT or IF YOU HAVE AN ACTIVITY IDEA FOR THE FALL EVENT, LET THE BOARD KNOW. IF YOU BELONG TO ANOTHER GROUP AND WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE DURING THE EVENT, LET THE BOARD KNOW.
- - HELP US MAKE THIS A QUALITY EVENT - For more details Visit http://friendsofeverbloom.weebly.com
- Register the day of the event or register in advance. Forms for the 5K Run can be found HERE
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Sept 27 - 28 :National Hunting and Fishing Days
- The Northern Illinois events are held 9am to 5pm (Both Days rain or shine) at Silver Springs State Park in Yorkville, IL   Visit   www.nihfd.org   for more details
- The Southern Illinois events will take place on 27th, 9 am–5 pm, and 28th, 9 am–4 pm at John A. Logan College in Carterville, IL   Visit   www.sihfd.org   for more details
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Oct 4 - Spring Valley Walleye Club - Take a Youth Fishing Day 8:00am - noon
Check back for details or Visit   www.spring-valley-walleye.org
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Oct 4 - New this 2014 Illinois Fall Trout fishing season will be catch-and-release fly fishing at a handful of sites beginning couple weeks earlier on Oct. 4th. Visit this IDNR Web Page for full details and site locations..
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Oct 18 - 2014 Illinois Fall Trout fishing season opens at 5 a.m. at 50 ponds, lakes and streams throughout the state. New this fall will be catch-and-release fly fishing at a handful of sites beginning Oct. 4th. Visit this IDNR Web Page for full details and site locations..

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- Watch our Fishing Reports page for Fishing photos.
 



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MONTHLY TIPS

--As Fisherman, we must stick together and share fishing tips with others.
- Trolling crankbaits can be a killer technique for big fall fish. Find fish in the shallows and off rocky points by taking wide turns into bays and around or over points. Proper boat control can bring your bait into fish-holding shallow water.
- One of the 1st things you should do after a long day on the water is to connect your battery charger. Your deep-cycle trolling motor batteries will live longer and work harder if you fully recharge them as soon as possible after each use. Also check the water level in each cell of those batteries that are not sealed and if needed, add distilled water if possible..
- Take your lure out of the water while you untangle a backlash. There is no need to catch a fish you can not reel in.
- When catching several fish from an area, pay attention to details such as depth, type of cover, bottom type and is this a point, a break or near shore. With this you can develop a pattern to duplicate elsewhere in the lake and catch more fish.
- Experiment more with lures or baits, presentation and maybe even new places or different fish species.
** Support our local Bait Shops to assure they will be there when we need them for fresh, lively baits and current fishing info as well as latest tackle - Just a Thought..
- - BE SAFE & GOOD FISHING - -
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Do Not Forget - - FISHING IS MEANT TO BE FUN - -


  - Fish Facts: - In 1986 Daiwa unveils its first Long Cast spinning reel, featuring an improved spool design that allows longer and smoother casting. Long cast-style spools soon become standard on most quality spin reels..

Did You Know the State of Illinois offers Awards for Big Fish and for Catch-and-Release and now a Spear/Bow Fishing Award categories and more.
Check the I Fish Illinois.org site or the awards page
www.ifishillinois.org/awards/open_award.html for details and where you can fill-in and print certificate.


* The 2013-2015 Illinois Fishing Information guide is now available in PDF format on the IDNR website . Regulations in the guide are effective April 1, 2013, through March 31, 2015.
You can read or print your copy (This is a huge file so be prepared)

Fishing Tale/Story: "If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there´d be a shortage of fishing poles." Quote by Doug Larson columnist and editor of two Wisconsin-based newspapers.

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Foggy fall morning..

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