Illinois - Cory Yarmuth

Title Issue

Electronics making the 'fishing life' more enjoyable

Technology is helping anglers eliminate "dead " water and making efforts more efficient.

May 2013

Don't let bad tackle spoil your day on the lake

Lake Michigan fish can play havoc on your hooks and sinkers. Faulty tackle can cost you big fish on the big water.

April 2013

Spring transition is great time for bass anglers

As water temperatures in Illinois rise, bass begin foraging for food. Choosing the right color is important when trying to lure a hungry fish.

March 2013

Bluegills, white bass ‘springing to action’

Most of Illinois’ waters are free of ice, creating a feeding frenzy among the state’s bluegills, crappies and bass. Weed growth are the best places to find the fish right now.

March 2013

Anglers looking for panfish action should hit the ice now

Ice fishing for panfish is at its peak in northern Illinois

February 2013

Ice still 'iffy'

Ice is dangerous and, before I get into anything else, I want to mention a couple things that you need to keep in mind. First and foremost is safety.

February 2013

Ice is here!

January 2013

Finally: Ice is getting closer at the top of the state

December 2012

Short days, long nights offer fishing opportunities

November 2012

Never too quiet, cold or lonely to fish

November 2012