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Thanks For Visiting Our Website !
We appreciate all who visit and read the events, articles, reports and other fishing related items.

WE WISH YOU & YOUR FAMILY
a Safe & Happy 2016 !
GOOD FISHING !

We make REGULAR UPDATES to our FISHING REPORTS, current Events, our tips, new facts, trivia, best fishing days and PRODUCT TEST Reviews & FISHING ARTICLES.
Fishing success depends on many factors such as an anglers experience, the baits/lures used, the presentations/techniques, weather and other variables. Our goal is to share information to help anglers improve their fishing success by making good decisions.
So come back, visit us often & click the refresh or reload button to assure seeing latest info.

We want this to be your one stop complete information center for Central Illinois Fishing.
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:
Feb   15th   and   20th   -   24th

UPCOMING FISHING EVENTS, NEWS or VIDEOS:

- 10 Ways You Know You´re Dating a Fisherman
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- The MDNR has a great web page on Ice Safety with General ice thickness guidelines, Survival plan and a short video on "Using Ice Picks for Self-Rescue"
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Summer Positions Available for Teens at Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge. Read this NEWS RELEASE for full details..
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When looking for things-to-do yet during these remaining winter months, check
  the IDNR monthly calendar of events   and   Bald Eagle Events
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- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces changes in recreation day use fees
for 2016 -
READ RELEASE for details.
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Feb 19 - Itch2Fish Winter Workshop at Eastview Christian Church in Normal, IL For more info and full details CLICK HERE or to pre-register, email Jason Probst at : jprobst@eastviewcc.org
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Feb 20 - Lake Camelot Sportsman´s Club annual Tackle Sale from 10:00am - 2:00pm at Lake Camelot Clubhouse (9878 W. Lake Camelot Drive). Food & Drink available and NO COST to the Public to attend.! For more info or to rent a table ($8.00) call Collin at 309-697-9007. Info : 309-697-5339
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Feb 21 - Central Illinois Crappie Club kickoff meeting @ 1:00 PM at the Decatur Fire Dept Training Center Building - 2707 East William St. A Lew´s Mach 1 Speed Spool Baitcast Combo Rod & Reel will be given away. ALSO COME HUNGRY FOR SOME OF ANDY ROBERTS FAMOUS DEER CHILI. Ask family & friends to attend and let´s start this year off right.
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March 5 - Illinois Smallmouth Alliance - Bronzeback Blowout 3- 9 pm at American Legion, Elmhurst. Full Details at   http://www.illinoissmallmouthalliance.net/html/blowout.php
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March 12 - 8th Annual Central Illinois Bassmasters Drawdown Fundraiser, with 250 tickets to be sold which raises money for their Kid´s Free Fishing Derbies in July. Come out 6:00pm to IL American Legion Hall in Rutland and support the local youth!


- Make your plans to attend a Show in your area -
- 2016 Sport & Fishing Show Schedule -


-- SAFE BOATING IN ILLINOIS --
  * Visit the IDNR website for Illinois law requirements, class info & more..
- - Below are some 2016 Boating Safety Education courses in Central, IL from the IDNR

- Feb. 20   8:00am - 5:00pm at Latter-Day Saints Church, 2530 N Morton Ave, Morton - contact Dackerman46@gamil.com or 309-635-1963
- Feb. 27   8:00am - 5:00pm at 2nd Presbyterian Church, 313 N East St, Bloomington - contact Dackerman46@gamil.com or 309-635-1963
- March 25   8:00am - 5:00pm at Davis Lodge, Lake Bloomington - contact 309-826-0930
For future class dates & locations of Illinois Safety Education Courses by County - Click HERE (they make updates frequently)
- We highly recommend taking a boating safety course and passing you may receive a discount on insurance, we did.
    NOTE: As of January 1st, no person born on or after January 1, 1998, unless exempted by
subsection (i), shall operate a motorboat with over 10 horse power unless that person has a valid
Boating Safety Certificate issued by the Dept of Natural Resources or an entity or organization
recognized and approved by the Dept. AND - No person under 10 years of age may operate a motorboat.




GOD BLESS AMERICA
 

     
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Want a Good getaway, piece of paradise at Kentucky Lake, or a Great Business Opportunity adding to your income while enjoying the
outdoors and Good fishing;
  Contact Jack & Jan at
  High Ridge Resort
  1-800-684-8989


 
   


After a day on Lake
See Amy Morrison
For Hair appointment
  309-369-7122

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Professional Tax Help
Bob Rachowicz
call 309-922-6130

MONTHLY TIPS
-- As Fisherman, we must stick together and share fishing tips with others.
- Here are some tips to
Keep Your Fishing Season Going
- During cold & off months, here is something to check out:
* Too much "play" between your trailer coupler & the ball hitch, can result in more than a headache from clunking sounds.
If the fit of your trailer coupler and the ball on your tow vehicle is too loose, the coupler could work loose
from or "jump" the ball, leaving only the safety chains to keep the tow vehicle and trailer connected.
If you feel you had this problem last time out last year, HERE is the FIX
- The key to cold water fishing is a Slow presentation and keep it simple.
** Support our local Bait Shops to assure they will be there when we need them for fresh,
lively baits and current fishing info or advice as well as the latest tackle
  - Just a Thought..



- - BE SAFE & GOOD FISHING - -
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Do Not Forget - - FISHING IS MEANT TO BE FUN - -



  - Fish Facts: Lure Names: Some of the most popular lures have peculiar naming histories. The best-know lure-naming story is that of the Dardevle, a red-and-white spoon which originally was called the Daredevil. But because of the fears that religious types would object to the association of the Devil with a fishing lure, the spelling was changed..

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 New 2016 Illinois Fishing Information guide is now available in PDF format
on the IDNR website . Regulations in the guide are effective through March 31, 2017.
You can read or print a copy (This is a huge file so be prepared)
* One change to take note of is Illinois Free Fishing Days for 2016
will be during the Father´s Day weekend on June 17-20.


  - Fishing Tale/Story: Big fish rumors - A persistent one is of a huge catfish that clamped down on some unfortunate´s arm and drowned him. No one ever has seen it, but many know someone who knew someone whose cousin was there when it happened..

GET HOOKED ON FISHIN !
and
SHARE THE FUN !

If you are looking for a great deal on maybe the best fish mounting in Central Illinois,
E-mail me and I will give Phone Number.



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