Last September’s Bassmaster tournament on the lake went a long way toward that rating by Bassmaster Magazine.
The steady action is great for introducing novices to the sport, but even experienced fly anglers can appreciate this unique approach to a time-tested fishing favorite.
Tyler Lubbat and Dominic Domian pulled 13 pounds and 7 ounces of bass out of Carlyle Lake for the win.
The IHSA announced the finals will be held June 14-15 on Carlyle Lake. That’s a Wednesday-Thursday event, as opposed to the traditional Friday-Saturday.
How do the bass guys do it? Were they required to take a proficiency tests about boat launching as a prerequisite to signing up for the competition? It seemed like it, and most must have scored an A.
This year’s sectional round was hit by rain, wind and high water – half of the 22 tournaments were postponed from the original date of May 5 to May 8.
Even pushing sectionals back two weeks doesn’t always prevent Illinois weather from interfering with bass fishing.
The two are among 12 selected to the team from more than 380 applicants.
Top two teams in Costa Bassmaster High School Midwest Open both from Kickback High School in Kansas.
It seems to all come down to environment and habitat. You need to think about what impact you can have on the spawning of these fish if you do pull them off the beds.
A look back at bass tournaments gone by.
Change will protect large fish and harvest opportunity, DNR says.