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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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Northern Illinois Sports Show coming to Lake County Fairgrounds  Northwest Herald Northern Illinois Sports Show coming to Lake County Fairgrounds - Northwest Herald 09 Jan 20, 02:01:00
Midwest Fishing Report: Early coho, hoping on perch after the blow and counting on ice around Chicago  Chicago Sun-Times Midwest Fishing Report: Early coho, hoping on perch after the blow and counting on ice around Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times 14 Jan 20, 05:01:55
Top Regional News: Kewanee welcomes weed - News  Galesburg Register-Mail Top Regional News: Kewanee welcomes weed - News - Galesburg Register-Mail 23 Dec 19, 02:12:00
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
Fall trout opens and weather is crappie (fishing) around Chicago  Chicago Sun-Times Fall trout opens and weather is crappie (fishing) around Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times 15 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Midwest Fishing Report: Chicago winter fishing is waiting for perch  Chicago Sun-Times Midwest Fishing Report: Chicago winter fishing is waiting for perch - Chicago Sun-Times 29 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 19  The Herald-News Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 19 - The Herald-News 20 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Illinois trout season to start Oct. 19  AdVantageNEWS.com Illinois trout season to start Oct. 19 - AdVantageNEWS.com 22 Sep 19, 02:09:00
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
It's Biggie Smallie, the new state record for smallmouth bass.  Chicago Tribune It's Biggie Smallie, the new state record for smallmouth bass. - Chicago Tribune 20 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Shoreline salmon and trout lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but there is plenty of other …  Chicago Sun-Times Shoreline salmon and trout lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but there is plenty of other … - Chicago Sun-Times 17 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Cook Co. Forest Preserves Stocking Ponds For Trout Fishing  Patch.com Cook Co. Forest Preserves Stocking Ponds For Trout Fishing - Patch.com 01 Oct 19, 02:10:00
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
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
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
In Joliet, Commercial Fishers Join the Fight Against Asian Carp  WTTW News In Joliet, Commercial Fishers Join the Fight Against Asian Carp - WTTW News 16 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Notice of Regular Meeting of the Board of Education - News  Olney Daily Mail Notice of Regular Meeting of the Board of Education - News - Olney Daily Mail 14 Jan 20, 02:01:37
Illinois' Pinckneyville Community High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Arkansas River Open  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC) Illinois' Pinckneyville Community High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Arkansas River Open - Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC) 23 Sep 19, 02:09:00
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
Trout fishing season opens April 6  MyWebTimes.com Trout fishing season opens April 6 - MyWebTimes.com 11 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Lakes stocked with fish for opening of trout season Oct. 19  Chicago Daily Herald Lakes stocked with fish for opening of trout season Oct. 19 - Chicago Daily Herald 01 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Hot times ahead for bass anglers  RiverBender.com Hot times ahead for bass anglers - RiverBender.com 03 Feb 19, 02:02:00
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
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
A year-roundlook at fishing hotspots  RiverBender.com A year-roundlook at fishing hotspots - RiverBender.com 02 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Perch before the north, kings and coho on southern Lake Michigan and bass and bluegill inland are highlighted…  Chicago Sun-Times Perch before the north, kings and coho on southern Lake Michigan and bass and bluegill inland are highlighted… - Chicago Sun-Times 09 Jul 19, 02:07:00
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
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
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
Asian carp DNA hits spike in Chicago River  MLive.com Asian carp DNA hits spike in Chicago River - MLive.com 02 Nov 19, 02:11:00
One individual located, but not recovered; search for two missing men enters third day  WIFR One individual located, but not recovered; search for two missing men enters third day - WIFR 22 Nov 19, 02:11:00
Coho, trout, crappie, winter yoyoing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times Coho, trout, crappie, winter yoyoing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report - Chicago Sun-Times 16 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Fall Crappie Bite Underway  RiverBender.com Fall Crappie Bite Underway - RiverBender.com 27 Oct 19, 02:10:00
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
Highland bass fishing team competes in qualifier tournament  Belleville News-Democrat Highland bass fishing team competes in qualifier tournament - Belleville News-Democrat 15 Jul 19, 02:07:00
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
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
Even with intense heat, dedicated anglers enjoying fishing success at Illinois lakes  RiverBender.com Even with intense heat, dedicated anglers enjoying fishing success at Illinois lakes - RiverBender.com 06 Jul 18, 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
Bethalto man busted for illegal fishing at Horseshoe Lake  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis Bethalto man busted for illegal fishing at Horseshoe Lake - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis 21 Mar 19, 02:03:00
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
Road washouts, flood scare on the Illinois River  MyWebTimes.com Road washouts, flood scare on the Illinois River - MyWebTimes.com 28 Sep 19, 02:09:00
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
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
Tired of winter, try fishing hotwater lakes  RiverBender.com Tired of winter, try fishing hotwater lakes - RiverBender.com 05 Dec 18, 02:12:00
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
Fall Foliage Peaking Across Northern Illinois | Crystal Lake  Crystal Lake, IL Patch Fall Foliage Peaking Across Northern Illinois | Crystal Lake - Crystal Lake, IL Patch 26 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Developer Kim Blickenstaff announces 200-acre resort, retreat area for Spring Bay  CIProud.com Developer Kim Blickenstaff announces 200-acre resort, retreat area for Spring Bay - CIProud.com 01 Nov 19, 02:11:00
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Trout season opens Oct. 20  MyWebTimes.com Trout season opens Oct. 20 - MyWebTimes.com 06 Sep 18, 02:09:00
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Get Hooked on Fishing June 2 in Aurora and Cary  Chicago Daily Herald Get Hooked on Fishing June 2 in Aurora and Cary - Chicago Daily Herald 15 May 19, 02:05:00
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Gander Outdoors to remain open in Springfield, company officials say  The State Journal-Register Gander Outdoors to remain open in Springfield, company officials say - The State Journal-Register 12 Dec 19, 02:12:00
'Dangerous' river conditions complicating search for missing fishermen  Ogle County News 'Dangerous' river conditions complicating search for missing fishermen - Ogle County News 22 Nov 19, 02:11:00
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
Illinois DNR Offering Fishermen $100 Bounty for Black Carp Caught in Indiana  Breitbart Illinois DNR Offering Fishermen $100 Bounty for Black Carp Caught in Indiana - Breitbart 06 Jul 19, 02:07:00
Back to nature: Celebrating National Campfire Day in Central Illinois  Bloomington Pantagraph Back to nature: Celebrating National Campfire Day in Central Illinois - Bloomington Pantagraph 03 Aug 19, 02:08:00
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
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
UPDATE: Man found dead in Illinois River identified  CIProud.com UPDATE: Man found dead in Illinois River identified - CIProud.com 26 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Marion Add New RV Service & Sales Center  WSIL TV Marion Add New RV Service & Sales Center - WSIL TV 02 Oct 19, 02:10:00
New Amazon Center For Channahon Means 500-Plus Jobs  Channahon, IL Patch New Amazon Center For Channahon Means 500-Plus Jobs - Channahon, IL Patch 11 Oct 19, 02:10:00
Central Illinois welcomes Cabela's King Kat Tournament to the Illinois River  CIproud.com Central Illinois welcomes Cabela's King Kat Tournament to the Illinois River - CIproud.com 05 Sep 19, 02:09:00
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
Bethalto man charged with illegal fishing at Horseshoe Lake  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis Bethalto man charged with illegal fishing at Horseshoe Lake - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis 25 Mar 19, 02:03:00
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
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
Illinois hunters can apply now for private land access for 2020 spring turkey season  Morris Daily Herald Illinois hunters can apply now for private land access for 2020 spring turkey season - Morris Daily Herald 18 Dec 19, 02:12:00
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
Fun things to do in Champaign  Daily Illini Fun things to do in Champaign - Daily Illini 19 Mar 19, 02:03:00
Ralph 'Bill' Anson  Bureau County Republican Ralph 'Bill' Anson - Bureau County Republican 02 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Cook County Prepares For Fall Fly Fishing Trout Opener  Patch.com Cook County Prepares For Fall Fly Fishing Trout Opener - Patch.com 03 Oct 17, 02:10:00
Trout sites gearing up for opener  RiverBender.com Trout sites gearing up for opener - RiverBender.com 24 Sep 17, 02:09:00
Gander Outdoors closing Rockford and Janesville locations  MyStateline.com Gander Outdoors closing Rockford and Janesville locations - MyStateline.com 10 Sep 19, 02:09:00
Group effort provides habitats for fish in Mazonia-Braidwood lake  Morris Daily Herald Group effort provides habitats for fish in Mazonia-Braidwood lake - Morris Daily Herald 04 Jun 19, 02:06:00
Steve Sarley: Johnsburg fisherman reels in muskies from kayak  Northwest Herald Steve Sarley: Johnsburg fisherman reels in muskies from kayak - Northwest Herald 12 Jul 18, 02:07:00
Carlyle Now Prime for Big Catfish  RiverBender.com Carlyle Now Prime for Big Catfish - RiverBender.com 23 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNow Fishing Reports and Outdoor News | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 15 Jun 17, 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
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
Person arrested for fishing on top of levee Monday morning  Belleville News-Democrat Person arrested for fishing on top of levee Monday morning - Belleville News-Democrat 03 Jun 19, 02:06:00
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
SSC begins construction on Barber College | Oak Forest  Patch.com SSC begins construction on Barber College | Oak Forest - Patch.com 19 Dec 19, 02:12:00
River conditions complicating search  Ogle County News River conditions complicating search - Ogle County News 29 Nov 19, 02:11:00
Best Staycation Spots In Chicago: Where To Eat, Relax And Explore  Chicago, IL Patch Best Staycation Spots In Chicago: Where To Eat, Relax And Explore - Chicago, IL Patch 16 Apr 19, 02:04:00
Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20  Chicago Daily Herald Cook County fall trout fishing season opens Oct. 20 - Chicago Daily Herald 16 Oct 18, 02:10:00
Cast a Line at New Alton Catfish Classic Tournament  AdVantageNEWS.com Cast a Line at New Alton Catfish Classic Tournament - AdVantageNEWS.com 26 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Outdoor News and Reports | Illinois Outdoors  ChicagoNow Outdoor News and Reports | Illinois Outdoors - ChicagoNow 30 Jul 17, 02:07:00
Below the Waterline: No easy job changing horsepower restrictions on Illinois lakes  Bloomington Pantagraph Below the Waterline: No easy job changing horsepower restrictions on Illinois lakes - Bloomington Pantagraph 09 Jan 19, 02:01:00
Top Ten Fall Activities in Central Illinois and Beyond  Millikin University Top Ten Fall Activities in Central Illinois and Beyond - Millikin University 10 Oct 19, 02:10:00
10 Interesting Things to Do in Illinois (That Aren't in Chicago)  TheTravel 10 Interesting Things to Do in Illinois (That Aren't in Chicago) - TheTravel 02 Aug 19, 02:08:00
Another big year for Rend Lake anglers  RiverBender.com Another big year for Rend Lake anglers - RiverBender.com 12 Feb 18, 02:02:00
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
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
What to do in west-central Illinois this year  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas What to do in west-central Illinois this year - Monmouth Daily Review Atlas 23 May 19, 02:05:00
Splash Pads: Where To Keep Cool In Lake County, Chicago Suburbs  Grayslake, IL Patch Splash Pads: Where To Keep Cool In Lake County, Chicago Suburbs - Grayslake, IL Patch 28 Jun 19, 02:06:00
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