Topics: Illinois

Mining the Mother Lode

Mar 1, 2011

Here, you'll learn more about how to find prime fishing waters.

Ohio River pollution

Mar 1, 2011

CINCINNATI — The mighty Ohio River rises in downtown Pittsburgh and flows 981 miles to its confluence with the Mississippi River at Cairo, Ill. Flowing through heavily populated and industrialized areas, it collects an unsettling array of contaminants.

2011 February Lunker Club

Feb 1, 2011

This album features photos from the 2011 February Lunker Club submissions.

VanDam equally intense about whitetails

Jan 31, 2011

Kevin VanDam's other passion.

Thanks and travels

Oct 10, 2010

I went on over to St Louis to attend a Hall of Fame function for my old school — Ritenour High School. Several outstanding individuals were inducted into the Ritenour Hall of Fame that night but I was there for the honor being given to the Grubbs family.

Never stop learning

Oct 1, 2010

We at The Bass University adopted "Never Stop Learning" as our motto because we believe that bass fishing is a never ending educational process. No matter how long we fish, or at what level we fish, we'll never know it all.

Mailot clings to victory

Sep 30, 2010

Hydrologic Technician Brian Mailot wins the Federation Nation North Tournament.

A home range for hawgs?

Sep 30, 2010

The question of whether or not largemouth bass exhibit a home range tendency, is something anglers have debated for ages. Do largemouth bass have specific places they routinely hang out, if not call home?

Getting on the bus

Sep 2, 2010

Please remember that I am "computer dysfunctional" and when I wrote that first blog I expected 100 readers and about 10 or 12 responses. Well, all I can say is this: I asked you to "get on the bus with me" and now I realize I have to go back and get a much bigger bus.

The truth

Aug 27, 2010

Abu Garcia introduced a new line of fishing rods this year at ICAST. They're named Veritas, after the Latin word for "truth." The name was chosen because we wanted to cut through all the hype and the bull and offer a rod that actually performed at or above its advertising. We wanted to tell the truth.

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