Illinois and Walleye

Title Issue
Jigs and three-way rigs for spring river walleyes

Jigs and three-way rigs for spring river walleyes

The hot, ice-out bite for walleyes and saugers on the region’s rivers can deliver all-day jigging action

March 2016
Spring walleyes provide angler excitement

Spring walleyes provide angler excitement

As much as some of ice guys don't want to believe it, spring is actually here.

February 2016
Sometimes it’s OK to get skunked when searching for new ice fishing locations

Sometimes it’s OK to get skunked when searching for new ice fishing locations

Stop visiting the same old community ice angling holes, and venture out to locate new honey holes away from the noise and crowds.

February 2016
Secret tip-up tactics for the heart of winter ice fishing

Secret tip-up tactics for the heart of winter ice fishing

Walleye and northern pike anglers alike should employ a simple, old school, multi-species technique throughout the hard-water season.

January 2016
Monitoring and catching ice walleyes during a dusky bite

Monitoring and catching ice walleyes during a dusky bite

Employ this hard-water strategy with an angling partner during the mid-ice period unfolding right now.

December 2015
Fishing tips: Catching fish around the challenging “fall turnover”

Fishing tips: Catching fish around the challenging “fall turnover”

The turnover is a big change that especially affects deeper lakes, but remember that fish still need to eat!

October 2015
If you aren’t out bowhunting, you should be fishing for walleyes

If you aren’t out bowhunting, you should be fishing for walleyes

Early to late fall is often overlooked as prime fishing opportunities in Illinois.

October 2015
Fishing tips: Upsize your baits to catch more and bigger fall walleyes

Fishing tips: Upsize your baits to catch more and bigger fall walleyes

Hit the water now to enjoy comfortable autumn fishing conditions and catch active walleyes.

September 2015
Fishing tips: make adjustments to get the most out of your fishing electronics

Fishing tips: make adjustments to get the most out of your fishing electronics

Learn how to set up your fishing electronics to become a more successful angler

July 2015
Fishing tips: proper handling for fish catch and release

Fishing tips: proper handling for fish catch and release

Having the proper tools and tackle will help you become more efficient and effective when practicing catch and release this open-water season.

May 2015