Posts tagged "Southern Illinois fishing"

Southern Illinois stripers

I received an email from Ron DaRosa, who fishes many of the small lakes in southern Illinois.  Typically bass are the target but as you see in the photo, some nice stripers can be caught. Uncle Don, here is a pic of the striper Gibby caught. Cedar lake as you well know is a great... Read more »

Illinois Outdoors TV hosts fishing trip to Southern Illinois

Join us for some excellant crappie and bass fishing in southern Illinois. Illinois Outdoors TV is hosting a Spring Fishing Trip to Southern Illinois May 19 to 23, 2010 This is the second year for this exclusive trip and it includes:– 4 Nights Lodging at the Rend Lake Resort– Wednesday Night Welcome Buffet Dinner w/... Read more »

Cedar lake producing fish like last week, like last year

Ron DaRosa poses for a photo with a nice Cedar Lake Bass. Must be cold as he’s having a problem holding the camera still. None the less, nice fish. Ron DaRosa of Carterville, IL send over an email on his recent trip to Cedar Lake.  Found it quite interesting that he caught his fish on... Read more »

Report (and short story) on Devil's Kitchen

Gotta give these guys some lessons on taking photos…. Ron DaRosa from Carbondale sent over a report from Devil’s Kitchen in southern Illinois. Did you know that this lake was built back in the days of President Roosevelt?  When the war came, work was stopped and the facilities there were taken over by homeless people. ... Read more »

This bass was caught today

A largemouth bass lays on a cooler below a bump board. Kevin Hogan took this photo of the fish he caught today in Southern Illinois, Cedar Lake. My southern Illinois Connection keeps me posted with good reports.  The boys are very good anglers, avid anglers who are dedicated to the sport and sharing information is... Read more »

Open water angling in southern Illinois

More photos have come in.  Ron DaRosa sent these to share. and al ong with them, this is what Ron had to say. “Well it is here, … jerkbait season ! Fished with Cole Moss and we went down to DK to catch the elusive rainbow trout, largemouth bass or what ever would tug on... Read more »