Tag: state record crappie

Two near misses of state records, now a crappie from Kincaid

I learned from Jeff Lampe, of Prairie State Outdoors that a monster crappie has been caught from Lake Kinkaid. This is amazing.  In one month, Chad Cain catches a big muskie that slipped through the fingers of the State Record book, and now Mike Zimmer experiences the same with a crappie that tipped the scales... Read more »

Rockfest adds artificial structure to Shabbona Lake

On an annual basis, there’s this event call Rockfest at Shabbona Lake.  It’s an event where volunteers come to help put artifical structure in the lake to improve the fishing there. Rockfest 2010 was on Saturday, February 6. Structure is important to fish.   It’s something that they relate to for cover and use as ambush... Read more »