Posts tagged "Sauger Fishing"

Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Tournament

Pictured left to right , First Place and Big Fish Rich Monti, Naperville, Illinois, and Shawn McGinnis, Bartlett, Illinois from local 839, second place team from local 434 and 272, Mike Thomas and Bob Horvath, and third place honors go to the team of Don Johnson, local 1889 and Stephen Hunter , local 1. This... Read more »

Illinois River Sauger are on fire

Matt Angel with a nice Illinois River Sauger This came from Jay Angel of Jay Angel’s Guide Service.   He took his son fishing on the Illinois River this evening (3/21).  Sounds like he did well.   I was out on the Illinois River tonight. Water temperatures were in the high 40’s to low ’50’s. We fished... Read more »

Illinois River Walleye Tournament Results

From the Illinois Walleye Trail… “The Illinois Walleye Trail held its Annual Fall classic Sauger/Walleye Tournament out of Henry, Illinois.  The cool weather early last week changed over to above normal temps with mid 80’s Saturday and Sunday.  That never stopped the fish from biting and biting they did.  Crank baits were the rule.  The... Read more »

Illinois River sauger? Check this out...

  The Masters Walleye Circuit was held this past weekend.  There were over  125 teams in the tournament and all but two caught fish. The winning team of Kevin Dahl and Steve Stack of Muskego, Wisconsin are the winners. Dahl and Stack had two day limit totaled 25.55 pounds to beat all the other teams. ... Read more »

Illinois Biggest walleye tournament this weekend

Coming is just a few days, the Masters Walleye Circuit will host Illinois biggest walleye tournament on the Illinois River at Spring Valley.   This weekend, the best walleye anglers in the Midwest will compete for thousands of dollars.  But what’s more exciting is that when the non-competitive anglers see what kind of fish that... Read more »

Carpenters nail walleyes in IL River tournament

Bob Kidd of the Illinois Walleye Trail send me a press release on Saturday’s (March 20) Walleye/Sauger tournament held by the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters on the Illinois River. Here is what he wrote…   The teams arrived with river conditions steadily improving with 6-8″ of clarity. Pre-fishing went well with a lot of teams... Read more »