Posts tagged "trout fishing"

Cook County FPD lakes will be closed prior to trout opener

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County has three trout fishing lakes that will be closed from April 1 through April 6 for stocking. I’ve enjoyed fishing for catchable trout many times in the early spring as many experienced fishermen and novices alike.  Axehead and Belleau Lakes in Park Ridge and Sag Quarry-East in Lemont ... Read more »

2012 Illinois Trout Season Opens April 7th

2012 Illinois Trout Season Opens April 7th
Unless you belong to a private club, you had better put your trout fishing gear away until next weekend. The 2012 Trout season officially opens NEXT Saturday,  April 7th, at 5 am. This year, the IDNR has stocked over 60,000 rainbow trout in 43 bodies of water that are open to the public for trout... Read more »

Illinois DNR announces fall trout season

From the Illinois DNR…. Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season Begins Oct. 16 Trout to be stocked at 37 locations SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – The 2010 Illinois fall trout fishing season opens Saturday, Oct. 16 at 37 ponds and lakes throughout the state, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Marc Miller announced today. “The fall colors... Read more »
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DuPage County FPD Lakes to get stocking of trout

This came in from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County.   Time to get your inland Trout Fishing stamp…. Fall trout season will open at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 6 a.m. To create better fishing opportunities of this popular game fish, the District will stock Silver Lake... Read more »

Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season Begins Oct. 16

This came in from the IL DNR….. “Trout to be stocked at 37 locations SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – The 2010 Illinois fall trout fishing season opens Saturday, Oct. 16 at 37 ponds and lakes throughout the state, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Marc Miller announced today. “The fall colors and autumn weather make it... Read more »

Lake Michigan Kings are on north of Waukegan

Cory Yarmuth of McHenry sent me a fishing report from early Sunday morning.  He fished the Big Drink north of Waukeegan.  Here is what he said… Hit the launch at 4:15am and we started setting lines by 4:40am. We hadn’t finished setting lines when the starboard power pro dipsey went off. The skunk was off... Read more »
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Trout fishing on Lake Taneycomo from a Hobie Kayak

Fishing is always fun.  But fishing from a kayak adds another dimention to enjoying the outdoors. At a recent Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers outing, many of the members got to fish Lake Taneycomo for rainbow trout from Hobie kayaks. Lake Taneycomo is about 22 miles long and kind of looks more like a... Read more »

Inland Trout is open

Many small inland lakes throughout Illinois have received a stocking of rainbow trout for the Illinois DNR. After the stocking, the lakes were closed for a week or so. They opened this past Saturday and many people got out to enjoy catching these tasty fish that make their way to the frying pans. Dan Stefanich... Read more »