First ice usually doesn't hit in mid february but better late than never. Had a great 1st day with my buddy and his kid.
Large shallow lakes with excellent channels. Bass, catfish and panfish tops. Shoreline docks, piers, and weeds provide the most cover.
A section of the Fox Lake in Lake County, Illinois.
Channel Lake is located in Lake County, Illinois. This lake is 352 acres in size. It is approximately 42 feet deep at its deepest point.
An old quarry that was opened for fishing in Northern Illinois near Crystal Lake. Deep, clear water.