Outdoor Expeditions by Cory Yarmuth
Wading is simple and gets back to the roots of fishing at its best. Very little tackle is needed to fish a river, and depending on your species of choice, you may end up catching more than what you bargained for. continue reading ›
Crankbaits can be put into three different categories. The lipped short body, the lipped long body, and the lipless are the varieties that are the easiest to define. continue reading ›
To me, owning a boat is a wonderful thing, but it doesn’t mean that I need it to catch fish. In fact, I have found that some of my best fishing experiences have been in a pair of breathable waders standing in the middle of a flowing river. continue reading ›
What can you do to help promote selective harvest? continue reading ›
Lakefront offers great opportunities to catch brown trout, lake trout, and steelhead continue reading ›
Before drilling holes in the solid ice, anglers should take care of some basic steps to make sure the ice fishing experience is enjoyable continue reading ›
Much of Illinois is experiencing its first “real” winter in years, which means ice anglers are warming up to the idea of drilling holes and trying to pull panfish, walleyes and pike through the ice. It’s also a dangerous time for the inexperienced anglers. continue reading ›
A versatile tool many fishermen grew up using because of the ease and convenience, the snap swivel, as it turns out, can be a handy fishing tool continue reading ›
Cancer battle has author recalling days spent fishing and sitting in a deer stand continue reading ›
Although there are more and more choices, anglers should keep in mind that the proper fishing line could make the difference between a good day and a bad day on the water continue reading ›
When it comes to fishing reels often it is heard that left is right and right is wrong! continue reading ›
Over the past several months I have been bombarded by work and home obligations that have kept me from spending the time on the water that has been much needed. continue reading ›
Early to late fall is often overlooked as prime fishing opportunities in Illinois. continue reading ›
About This Blog
Cory Yarmuth is an experienced Illinois outdoorsman who has had a fishing rod in his hands for over 34 years. His father introduced him to the outdoors at an early age by taking him hunting for pheasants or chasing King salmon in rivers. These days Cory can often be found fishing the shorelines of Lake Michigan or out in my boat chasing a number of different species of fish. Along with being an outdoors writer, Cory is a local guide, seminar speaker and tournament fisherman.
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