“Mr. Walleye” no one-trick pony. Check out his tips on catching perch through the ice.
December 27, 2018
The bewitching hour for those big hard-water walleyes.
Season Dates Feb. 15, 2019: Squirrel hunting season ends statewide. Feb. 15, 2019: Rabbit hunting season ends statewide. Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 19, 2019: Illinois Wabash Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, Robinson. For more info call Kyle Bailey, 618-562-0407. Jan. 19, 2019: Bureau Creek NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Cider Mill Banquet Rm, Princeton.
The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Crystal Lake: This is a private lake during the summer, but during the winter ice fishermen can access the lake from the beach areas. The bluegill bite is quite good in 7 to 9 feet of water,
Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Henry County, CPO Palumbo issued multiple citations and written warnings to two raccoon hunters. He observed their vehicle coming out of a field and conducted a stop. The violations included transporting a loaded/uncased .22 pistol, an open canister containing an alcoholic beverage, FOID card status, hunting license, habitat
Western New York Brown trout and steelhead were dominating the fishing report, with walleye not far behind. Buffy Frank of Lockport caught a monster brown trout while fishing a favorite Niagara County Lake Ontario tributary. Using a black marabou jig tipped with wax worms, she hauled in a 34-inch brownie that tipped the scales at
Season Dates Dec. 30: Duck season closes (Lake Champlain and Southeast zones) Dec. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes Dec. 31: Snow goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone) Dec. 31: Westchester County regular (bowhunting-only) deer and bear seasons close Dec. 31: Pheasant season closes (portions of state) Dec. 31: