Illinois - Cory Yarmuth

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Lake Michigan fishing slowly starting to get that spring feel

Lake Michigan fishing slowly starting to get that spring feel

The calendar says that it is March, but the weather sure hasn't made it feel that way.

March 2014
Ignorance of ice fishing laws not an excuse

Ignorance of ice fishing laws not an excuse

How many times have you ice fished a new lake and actually paid attention to the posted signs about limits, sizes, even hook and line limits?

February 2014
Ice is nice for hard water anglers in northern section of Illinois

Ice is nice for hard water anglers in northern section of Illinois

We have been socked by system after system that has brought snow, wind, rain, and windchills in the negative double digits.

January 2014
Winter blast brings solid ice fishing; crappies and bluegills prime targets

Winter blast brings solid ice fishing; crappies and bluegills prime targets

Winter has hit us hard here in Illinois and with the snow and cold has come ice.

January 2014
Follow me as I go through the concealed-carry permit process

Follow me as I go through the concealed-carry permit process

As many of you know, the concealed-carry legislation has passed in Illinois and the applications for permits will be coming out in January of 2014.

December 2013
Fall isn't just for pumpkins and ghosts - it's also great for fishing

Fall isn't just for pumpkins and ghosts - it's also great for fishing

The fall season triggers the fish to start to feed up heavily and this means that you are likely to hook into some real trophy fish.

October 2013

King salmon looking ready for a nice run

The fall weather on Lake Michigan is creating conditions perfect for the fall king salmon run.

September 2013

Go big or go home when fishing the big lake

Larger bait sizes may be the trick to bigger catches in Lake Michigan

July 2013

Making changes while fishing when mother nature throws you a curveball

Illinois weather conditions often force anglers to shift and be flexible

June 2013

Electronics making the 'fishing life' more enjoyable

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

May 2013