Illinois Fishing Reports, Times, Licenses, and Shops
Fish Species Found in Illinois
Largemouth Bass, Bream/Bluegill, Catfish, Crappie, Bullhead, Carp, Rock Bass, Warmouth, Sunfish, and 58 more
Bodies of Water in Illinois
2,580 Rivers and Streams
Illinois Fishing Reports
"Last night caught a 38 lb and a 49 pound channel catfish using Sunny's Dip..." Vernor Lake
"The bridge is out, can not get through to the normal way of travel the..." Pierce Lake
"Largemouth, smallmouth, and Walleye along with your usual suspect fish..." Lake of the Coves
"If you want bluegill or catfish, leave the boat at home. For catfish I..." Bunker Hill Reservoir
Illinois Fishing Spots
Illinois Fishing by County
Illinois Fishing Licenses
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Fishing in the state of Illinois, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 5,340 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Horsetail Lake, Victoria Lake and Horseshoe Lake. Fish for Blue Catfish, Striped Bass or White Bass or one of the other 27 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.