Illinois Fishing Reports

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Recent Activity in Illinois

Shared catches, fishing spots and reports

  1. 22" largemouth on a 6" power worm

    Largemouth Bass with a 6" worm

    1. Wayne Molitor 0
      nice bass Jack. The first half blue or is it just because it was in your shadow. Either way it's a great looking fish
  2. 1 lb. Largemouth Bass

    1. found a pound behind my work. Figured I'll try a spinner and hooked 3 small large mouth within 30 min. Definitely going back
  3. 2 lb. 12 in. Largemouth Bass with a spinner

  4. 15 in. Largemouth Bass with a 4” Keitech Swimbait

  5. Largemouth Bass with a chartreuse spinner bait

  6. 5 lb. 5 oz. Largemouth Bass with a drop shot

    1. Great looking fish!
    2. Tim Putlak 0
      Very nice not easy out there
    3. Nicely Done.
    4. Michael D 0
      Nice catch
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  7. Largemouth Bass with a plastic worm

  8. Largemouth Bass with a night crawler

  9. This is before we caught anything. It’s one of my favorite pics with one of my favorite fishing partners.

    Memories

    1. Brian Mueller 0
      Thank both of you for the kind words, fishing is my passion. We live in Chicago, but I'm trying to pass down the love and respect of the outdoors to my urban ...more boys. Gotta get a little country in them.
    2. Bill mitchell 0
      Lovely with your son God bless you my fishing brother
    3. Awesome memories.Great Picture. That's what its all about , Love making memories with my kids. BEST Ones
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Popular Waterways

The most active fishing spots in Illinois


  • Heidecke Lake

    Heidecke Lake is a power plant cooling lake owned by Commonwealth Edison. Heidecke Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area is maintained and operated by the Illinois Department of Conservation in cooperatio...

    Followers
    800
    Catches
    114
    Spots
    58

  • Braidwood Lake

    Braidwood Lake is a partially perched (elevated above the surrounding terrain to catch wind) cooling reservoir owned by Commonwealth Edison. The lake consists of a series of old strip mine pits that ...

    Followers
    803
    Catches
    84
    Spots
    131

  • Kinkaid Lake

    Kincaid Lake is a superb fishing resource for several species, including largemouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, walleye, and muskie. It is a popular bass tournament lake and crappie angling pressu...

    Followers
    690
    Catches
    44
    Spots
    120

  • Rend Lake

    Rend Lake is the second largest impoundment in Illinois. This U.S. Corps of Engineer project has become one of the most popular multi-recreational resources in southern Illinois. Its fishing reputatio...

    Followers
    892
    Catches
    101
    Spots
    155

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