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39.11184 -88.58241
5 (1)
39.24366 -87.75265
5 (1)
42.49477 -88.08686
5 (3)
42.36781 -88.00506
5 (2)
42.49204 -88.27704
5 (1)
41.30449 -90.49006
5 (2)
40.31058 -88.16435
5 (1)
40.85724 -90.97873
5 (1)
41.96323 -88.04517
5 (1)
40.08878 -88.27315
5 (1)
39.25305 -89.91118
5 (1)
41.01233 -90.13952
5 (1)
37.22027 -88.57347
5 (1)
38.52428 -89.81629
5 (1)
40.81535 -88.58227
5 (2)
41.78219 -87.94157
5 (1)
38.26604 -89.96082
5 (1)
42.24059 -88.12576
5 (1)
42.22 -88.3807
5 (1)
40.54685 -89.33424
4.8 (5)
40.08043 -90.5486
4.8 (4)
42.39609 -88.0423
4.7 (11)
41.95232 -88.41633
4.7 (3)
42.29322 -87.94519
4.7 (6)
42.28085 -87.98956
4.6 (5)
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Trout Season Returns Oct. 19, Fly-Fishing Season is Sooner  RiverBender.com Trout Season Returns Oct. 19, Fly-Fishing Season is Sooner - RiverBender.com 15 Sep 19, 02:09:00
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Sarley: Pro angler Tommy Skarlis receives good news about brain tumor  Northwest Herald Sarley: Pro angler Tommy Skarlis receives good news about brain tumor - Northwest Herald 26 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Bow hunting season begins in Iowa and Illinois  KWQC-TV6 Bow hunting season begins in Iowa and Illinois - KWQC-TV6 01 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report on Chicago fishing includes perch reopening on Lake Michigan, Illin…  Chicago Sun-Times Sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report on Chicago fishing includes perch reopening on Lake Michigan, Illin… - Chicago Sun-Times 11 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Bait, location suggestions and regulations for fishing at Rend Lake  KFVS Bait, location suggestions and regulations for fishing at Rend Lake - KFVS 24 May 19, 02:05:00
A spotty opener for perch in Illinois, steelhead coming in in Indiana, ongoing salmon and trout on Lake Michi…  Chicago Sun-Times A spotty opener for perch in Illinois, steelhead coming in in Indiana, ongoing salmon and trout on Lake Michi… - Chicago Sun-Times 18 Jun 19, 02:06:00
2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 6  khqa.com 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opens April 6 - khqa.com 23 Mar 19, 02:03:00
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Belk Park in Wood River among sites for Illinois spring trout fishing  Alton Telegraph Belk Park in Wood River among sites for Illinois spring trout fishing - Alton Telegraph 21 Mar 19, 02:03:00
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Trout fishing season opens April 6  MyWebTimes.com Trout fishing season opens April 6 - MyWebTimes.com 11 Mar 19, 02:03:00
CU Essential Toolkit: Homer Lake  chambanamoms.com CU Essential Toolkit: Homer Lake - chambanamoms.com 09 Oct 19, 09:10:26
Crappie, Ovid, coho, Wisconsin opener: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Crappie, Ovid, coho, Wisconsin opener: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 08 May 19, 02:05:00
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Forest Preserves of Cook Co. Preps for Trout Fishing Season  Patch.com Forest Preserves of Cook Co. Preps for Trout Fishing Season - Patch.com 13 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Sarley: Everything you need to know with trout season here  Northwest Herald Sarley: Everything you need to know with trout season here - Northwest Herald 04 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Signs of Chicago fishing, lilacs blooming to full moon: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Signs of Chicago fishing, lilacs blooming to full moon: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 14 May 19, 02:05:00
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Grab your poles! DNR will pay you $100 per black carp  WSBT-TV Grab your poles! DNR will pay you $100 per black carp - WSBT-TV 08 Jul 19, 02:07:00
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The magic of a variable summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times The magic of a variable summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 24 Jul 18, 02:07:00
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Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season  Pekin Daily Times Mineral Springs Park Lagoon is local fishing hole for fall trout season - Pekin Daily Times 10 Oct 18, 02:10:00
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Illinois fall trout fishing season set to open  Danville Commercial News Illinois fall trout fishing season set to open - Danville Commercial News 15 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Fall Foliage Peak Map 2019: When Autumn Leaves Are Best In IL  Patch.com Fall Foliage Peak Map 2019: When Autumn Leaves Are Best In IL - Patch.com 30 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Luciano: Boomtown? Asian carp plant could be coming to Havana  Peoria Journal Star Luciano: Boomtown? Asian carp plant could be coming to Havana - Peoria Journal Star 30 May 19, 02:05:00
Winter's arrival builds ice: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Winter's arrival builds ice: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 16 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Illinois fall trout season opens October 19 | News  Metropolis Planet Illinois fall trout season opens October 19 | News - Metropolis Planet 07 Oct 19, 12:10:00
Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 20  The Herald-News Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 20 - The Herald-News 14 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Mineral Springs Park Lagoon in Pekin stocked with rainbow trout for fall fishing season  Peoria Journal Star Mineral Springs Park Lagoon in Pekin stocked with rainbow trout for fall fishing season - Peoria Journal Star 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Perch variable, ice returning, maybe? Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Perch variable, ice returning, maybe? Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 08 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Know Your Forest Preserves: Four Lakes Forest Preserve - Opinion  Rockford Register Star Know Your Forest Preserves: Four Lakes Forest Preserve - Opinion - Rockford Register Star 30 May 19, 02:05:00
Trout season opens Oct. 20  MyWebTimes.com Trout season opens Oct. 20 - MyWebTimes.com 06 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Outdoors: McKendree a destination for Southern Illinois anglers  The Southern Outdoors: McKendree a destination for Southern Illinois anglers - The Southern 20 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Illinois' first capital is an island that's home to just 18 people. Recent flooding has made it even more isol  Chicago Tribune Illinois' first capital is an island that's home to just 18 people. Recent flooding has made it even more isol - Chicago Tribune 03 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Overpass dedicated to fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story  WREX-TV Overpass dedicated to fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story - WREX-TV 30 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Illinois Department of Transportation wants to know more about ‘Def Leppard Lagoon'  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis Illinois Department of Transportation wants to know more about ‘Def Leppard Lagoon' - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis 15 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Corps Lakes offering hot fishing action  RiverBender.com Corps Lakes offering hot fishing action - RiverBender.com 25 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Fun things to do in Champaign  Daily Illini Fun things to do in Champaign - Daily Illini 19 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Edwardsville park joins list of trout fishing sites  AdVantageNEWS.com Edwardsville park joins list of trout fishing sites - AdVantageNEWS.com 10 Sep 18, 02:09:00
Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 Oct 16, 2018 9:42 AM  Chicago Daily Herald Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 Oct 16, 2018 9:42 AM - Chicago Daily Herald 16 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Local business notes: Gander Outdoors set to re-open in June  The State Journal-Register Local business notes: Gander Outdoors set to re-open in June - The State Journal-Register 20 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Where and How to Catch Late-Summer Largemouths  Field and Stream Where and How to Catch Late-Summer Largemouths - Field and Stream 13 Aug 19, 02:08:00
HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Top local fishing spots revealed  Alton Telegraph HICKEN ON OUTDOOR: Top local fishing spots revealed - Alton Telegraph 14 Feb 16, 02:02:00
Cook County just dumped 7,500 pounds of rainbow trout into area lakes. Within a few weeks, most will be gone.  Chicago Tribune Cook County just dumped 7,500 pounds of rainbow trout into area lakes. Within a few weeks, most will be gone. - Chicago Tribune 20 Oct 18, 02:10:00
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Winter is top time for fishing at Rend Lake  RiverBender.com Winter is top time for fishing at Rend Lake - RiverBender.com 11 Dec 17, 02:12:00
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Steve Sarley: Cary's Chris Taurisano ready for busy winter  Northwest Herald Steve Sarley: Cary's Chris Taurisano ready for busy winter - Northwest Herald 13 Dec 18, 02:12:00
Highland connection helps McKendree bass fishing team capture Bass Pro Shops School of the Year title  Belleville News-Democrat Highland connection helps McKendree bass fishing team capture Bass Pro Shops School of the Year title - Belleville News-Democrat 12 Jun 19, 02:06:00
CURT HICKEN'S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois' Big Game fish  Alton Telegraph CURT HICKEN'S OUTDOORS: Flatheads are Illinois' Big Game fish - Alton Telegraph 17 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Sarley: Woodstock bass fishing team going strong  Northwest Herald Sarley: Woodstock bass fishing team going strong - Northwest Herald 11 Oct 18, 02:10:00
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Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNow Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 15 Jun 17, 02:06:00
Below the Waterline: Area offers locales anglers can bank on  Bloomington Pantagraph Below the Waterline: Area offers locales anglers can bank on - Bloomington Pantagraph 27 Jul 16, 02:07:00
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Fishing Reports and News | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNow Fishing Reports and News | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 25 Feb 14, 02:02:00
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Gander Outdoors closing Rockford and Janesville locations  MyStateline.com Gander Outdoors closing Rockford and Janesville locations - MyStateline.com 10 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Memorial Park Inscription  RiverBender.com Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Memorial Park Inscription - RiverBender.com 07 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Illinois Congressional Delegation to FCC: Improve Rural Broadband Maps I  RiverBender.com Illinois Congressional Delegation to FCC: Improve Rural Broadband Maps I - RiverBender.com 19 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Steven Rinella & Pheasant Fest lead show list: Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times Steven Rinella & Pheasant Fest lead show list: Chicago outdoors - Chicago Sun-Times 03 Apr 19, 02:04:00
12 tornadoes reported in central Illinois  WLS-TV 12 tornadoes reported in central Illinois - WLS-TV 01 Dec 18, 02:12:00
Outdoor News and Reports | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNow Outdoor News and Reports | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 30 Jul 17, 02:07:00
Ralph 'Bill' Anson  Bureau County Republican Ralph 'Bill' Anson - Bureau County Republican 02 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Outdoor News and Reports – UPDATE March 7, 2017 | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNow Outdoor News and Reports – UPDATE March 7, 2017 | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 03 Mar 17, 02:03:00
Bluegill to bass to crappie: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Repo  Chicago Sun-Times Bluegill to bass to crappie: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Repo - Chicago Sun-Times 16 May 17, 02:05:00
Fall crappie bite already underway  RiverBender.com Fall crappie bite already underway - RiverBender.com 10 Sep 17, 02:09:00
Stressing about Father's Day? 3 things to do with dad in Central Illinois  CIproud.com Stressing about Father's Day? 3 things to do with dad in Central Illinois - CIproud.com 13 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Video gambling tax hike to be decided by lawmakers tied to the industry  Chicago Sun-Times Video gambling tax hike to be decided by lawmakers tied to the industry - Chicago Sun-Times 28 May 19, 02:05:00
Perch, salmon, pond fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Perch, salmon, pond fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 20 Jun 17, 02:06:00
This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on Earth  WGN-TV This Illinois town has more Asian carp than any place else on Earth - WGN-TV 13 Oct 14, 02:10:00
Family Fishing  Chicago Parent Family Fishing - Chicago Parent 24 Apr 17, 02:04:00
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Steve Sarley: Another fun day with Lake Geneva Fishing Club  Northwest Herald Steve Sarley: Another fun day with Lake Geneva Fishing Club - Northwest Herald 15 Jun 18, 02:06:00
Hidden gems in Henry County are camper's paradise  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas Hidden gems in Henry County are camper's paradise - Monmouth Daily Review Atlas 16 Jun 19, 02:06:00
In Need of Sandbaggers: 'Nutwood Will Not Go Down Without a Fight'  RiverBender.com In Need of Sandbaggers: 'Nutwood Will Not Go Down Without a Fight' - RiverBender.com 02 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 06 Apr 18, 02:04:00
Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp  Scientific American Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp - Scientific American 02 Aug 18, 02:08:00
Chicken Salad Chick Debuts in Illinois With New Restaurant in Edwardsville  RiverBender.com Chicken Salad Chick Debuts in Illinois With New Restaurant in Edwardsville - RiverBender.com 15 Jun 19, 02:06:00
No casino at McCormick Place, says Pritzker: Put Chicago casino in area that has ‘been left out'  Chicago Sun-Times No casino at McCormick Place, says Pritzker: Put Chicago casino in area that has ‘been left out' - Chicago Sun-Times 03 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019  wkdq.com Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019 - wkdq.com 22 Feb 19, 02:02:00
Your Illinois News Radar » 2019 » September  The Capitol Fax Blog Your Illinois News Radar » 2019 » September - The Capitol Fax Blog 30 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Trout season opens Saturday at Old City Lake in Highland  Belleville News-Democrat Trout season opens Saturday at Old City Lake in Highland - Belleville News-Democrat 14 Oct 16, 02:10:00
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