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  • Angler's Unlimited
    Established in 1973 we are a bass-only fishing club. Promoting friendship, good sportsmanship, and fun in a club tournament environment. We believe in the protection of our fishing resources and practice "Catch & Release" at all our events. Round Lake Park, Illinois
    http://www.anglers-unlimited.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Bass 25
    Simply the best bass fishing club in the Bloomington/Peoria IL area! So why not join us today and make this year your best year ever! 'Bass 25, LLC' will provide an environment for anglers to to compete in a professional atmosphere, on both a local and regional level, while maintaining accessibility for all anglers to participate. Bloomington/Peoria, Illinois
    http://bass25.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Bent Rods Bass Club
    Bent Rods Bass Club Tournaments are for guys or gals that love bass fishing and want to have fun in laid back, low pressure bass tournaments. We allow any size boat, canoe or kayak, but we limit the propulsion to electric trolling motors, rowing or flippers. We also use a catch photo release system, so no livewell needed. Our tournaments are usually from sunrise to noon. Aurora, Illinois
    http://www.bentrods.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Blackhawk Bassmasters
    The purpose of our club is to provide a means by which its members can improve their angling skills and knowledge; and, to provide a means by which the sport of bass fishing can be enjoyed in a friendly, competitive, and sportsman-like manner. We are an Illinois BASS Nation Club. Northbrook, Illinois
    http://blackhawkbassmasters.zohosites.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Bloomington Normal Bass Club
    The Bloomington Normal Bass Club provides its membership with a monthly forum in which every member is given the opportunity to keep up to date with current events and voice any questions or concerns. Our mission is to promote fishing through education, fellowship, and by providing opportunities for competition while supporting local fisheries and charities. As one of the first clubs in the country our legacy is about bass fishing and providing a positive civic reputation. Bloomington, Illinois
    http://www.bnbassclub.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Bowfishing Association of Illinois
    Bowfishing is an ancient form of hunting that has been used to gather food since prehistory, and still is a great way to harvest game, enjoy the outdoors, and help control invasive species of fish. We are a group who enjoy this activity, and hope to get you on the water with us in the near future so you can enjoy this outdoor sport that many have claimed to be an addiction.
    http://www.illinoisbowfishing.net/
    (Added: Wed Dec 15 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • Champaign-Urbana Bass Club
    Established over 40 years ago, the CU Bass club offers a strong foundation for experienced and new anglers alike to leisurely, as well as competitively, angle for largemouth bass and related species. We strive to work together in the conservation, restoration and propagation of the largemouth bass, to develop good fellowship and true sportsmanship between bass fishermen, to educate one another about angling, to develop a spirit of mutual understanding between all classes and groups of conservationists, nature lovers, farmers and sportsmen to the end that the interests of each group may be served to the fullest extent, consistent with the rights and privileges of the others. Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
    http://www.cubass.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Chicagoland Muskie Hunters
    The Chicagoland Muskie Hunters started as the Muskie Hunters in 1968; the club became the 3rd chapter of Muskies Inc. in 1975. The chapter's main goal then as well is now is the preservation and establishment of the Muskellunge in Illinois. Come learn Muskie fishing from some of the best in Chicagoland.
    http://www.chicagolandmuskiehunters.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 23 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • DRiFT - DuPage Rivers Fly Tyers
    We are a non-profit fly tying and fishing club dedicated to the preservation of fly fishing and fish habitat. We promote fly fishing as the most enjoyable and sporting method of fishing, the method most consistent with the preservation and conservation of our fishing waters and game fish. Wheaton, Illinois
    http://www.driftorg.com/
    (Added: Tue Dec 18 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • Dubuque Bass Club
    The bass angler's source for quality tournament and networking opportunities in the Dubuque area. The Dubuque Bass Club was founded with three primary objectives: •Wanted an organized club to run quality events in the area •Grow the sport locally •Networking opportunities for bass community. East Dubuque, Illinois
    http://www.dubuquebassclub.com/
    (Added: Sun Dec 20 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Flatlander Chapter of Muskies Inc.
    The Flatlanders Chapter started from a group of Rockford, Illinois area anglers who fished the Headwater's Spring Classic Tournament at Eagle River, WI. They were impressed with the muskie release program and goals of Muskies, Inc. They decided to organize their own chapter with the help of the Headwaters Chapter. Since then, the Flatlanders have been instrumental in many projects. The chapter was the lead group in starting the Illinois Muskies Alliance, a statewide alliance of chapters to funnel information to and from the Illinois Department of Conservation. We are proud of the things we, as a club, have done for the sport and look forward to many more successful projects. Rockford, Illinois
    http://www.flatlanderschapter.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 23 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Fox River Valley Chapter of Muskies Inc.
    Musky hunting, fishing and more. We are dedicated to helping develop a great musky fishery right here in Illinois. The Fox River Valley Chapter #39 of Muskies, Inc. promotes all activities related to Muskies and the art of Musky fishing as outlined in the Articles of Incorporation of Muskies, Inc. We are actively involved in organizing youth programs, youth fishing derbies, musky tournaments and stocking activities. Our chapter has nearly 300 members including men, women and children of all ages; we consistently promote diversity within our chapter. Schaumburg, Illinois
    http://www.frvmuskie.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Gillespie Bass Club
    Fishing since 1975 we run 10 tournaments + classic a year. We offer competitive fishing at a low price and some quality fishing events. Gillespie, Illinois
    http://www.gillespiebassclub.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council
    Representing a major interest in the resources of the Great Lakes states Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and the Province of Ontario. The Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council is a confederation of organizations and individuals who share a concern for the present and future of sport fishing, our natural and stocked resources and the ecosystem in which we live. Site includes Fishing Info, News, Tournaments, Agencies, and much more. Click on a state for local fishing reports,or post a fishing tip or report-- loads of anglers home pages, great photo galleries , Surface Temp maps, weather, lake conditions fishing news by state and more.
    http://www.great-lakes.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Greater Chicago Bassmasters
    Greater Chicago Bassmasters is a bass fishing club for friends who want to share knowledge, get out on the water and have fun! We are a club for anglers of all skill levels, whether you own a boat or not. The club fishes six official tournaments each year and the Greater Chicago Bassmasters Classic. We also proudly host youth conservation events to promote bass fishing and protection of the sport we love. Des Plaines, Illinois
    http://www.greaterchicagobass.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Happy Hookers Bass Club
    The Happy Hookers Bass club is a Member of B.A.S.S. and is located in Morris, Illinois. The Happy Hookers Bass Club is one of the premier bass clubs in region 2, in the state of Illinois. The club has a history of over 20 years of hosting tournaments and fishing fun. Our main goal is to provide a safe & fun fishing environment for the public and anglers alike. Morris, Illinois
    http://www.happyhookersbassclub.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Harvester Bass Club
    We are a non- profit bass club that promotes a fair and friendly atmosphere for competitive bass fishing events that are designed to promote sportsmanship, conservation and the improvement of angling. Thanks to our active membership we boast the largest bass fishing club in the midwest area. We encourage family participation at all of our events and we promote the "Get Children Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs " theme year round. Moline, Illinois
    http://www.harvesterbass.com/
    (Added: Thu Nov 17 2005) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illini Bass Fishing Club
    University of Illinois Bass Fishing Club. The Illini Bass Fishing Club is a registered student organization of The University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, founded in 2001 to bring together students who loved fishing. Since this time, the club has grown a strong competitive nature, sending members across the country competing in tournaments against other schools. Champaign, Illinois
    http://www.fightingillinibassclub.com/
    (Added: Sun Nov 12 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illini Muskies Alliance
    The Illini Muskies Alliance(IMA) was established in early 1982 by a group of conservation-minded Muskie fishermen. The purpose of the organization was to form a unified voice in dealing with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources on Muskie related issues. The IMA has continued to grow and gain support from anglers and non-anglers alike. Since its inception, the IMA has assisted the Illinois DNR with various projects and stocking initiatives. Oak Lawn, Illinois
    http://www.illinimuskiesalliance.org/
    (Added: Tue Dec 24 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illinois B.A.S.S. Federation
    A group of dedicated catch and release Bass fishermen operating in over 80 Bass fishing clubs in the state. We sponsor tournaments and are involved in various youth, charity and conservation projects.
    http://www.ilbassfed.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation
    Youth, Conservation, Competition, and Community Service. The Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation is 100 percent committed to, and fully supportive of B.A.S.S. and the National B.A.S.S. Nation. The Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation is an association of B.A.S.S. clubs around the state that are affiliated with Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society (B.A.S.S.).
    http://www.illinoisbassnation.com/
    (Added: Tue Nov 17 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illinois Bass Anglers
    The Illinois Bass Anglers, located in Plainfield Illinois is a B.A.S.S affiliated fishing club. Our Annual scheduled of events include club fishing tournaments which provide friendly competition among members, community activities concentrating on environmental improvements, sponsorship of Kids Fishing Day competition, and involvement with the Make-A-Wish foundation. As part of the Illinois B.A.S.S. Nation, we also send a 6-man team to compete in the federation tournament trial, giving those members the opportunity to go to the Bassmaster Classic tournament to fish with the pros. Members in the Illinois Bass Anglers range in experience from novice to expert, providing fun and enjoyment as well as improving skills. You don't even need to own a boat to belong, we have boaters and non-boaters as members. Plainfield, Illinois
    http://www.illinoisbassanglers.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illinois Smallmouth Alliance
    The Illinois Smallmouth Alliance (ISA) is an organization of catch and release anglers helping to preserve the smallmouth bass and its habitat through education and conservation. Participation in the ISA is a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of the latest techniques and concerns regarding smallmouth bass in Illinois.
    http://www.illinoissmallmouthalliance.com/
    (Added: Wed Apr 18 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • Integrity Bassmasters
    Integrity Bassmasters was formed by members who share the same goals in the sport of bass fishing that are looking to achieve and maintain a successful club atmosphere. The club was formed to help provide area bass anglers with a place to either begin or further their love for the sport and all of the aspects that go along with it - education, conservation and competition. Our goal is to promote and preserve the sport of bass fishing to all local anglers, both youth and adult, help educate and share fishing techniques and knowledge, promote comradery amongst members and provide good hearted competition. Hoffman Estates, Illinois
    http://www.integritybassmasters.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Lincolnland Bassmasters
    The purpose of Lincolnland Bassmasters is to stimulate public awareness of bass fishing as a major sport and to provide an atmosphere for competition, camaraderie, and education in black bass angling. Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Those interested in joining an area bass club are encouraged to contact a Lincolnland club member for more information. Springfield, Illinois
    http://www.lincolnlandbassmasters.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Maple Bassmasters Fishing Club
    We are a member of Illinois B.A.S.S.Nation Inc., and affiliate of Ma-B.A.S.S. At Maple Bass we are out to have fun fishing and learn from one another at a competitive level. We are always willing to answer questions and show you a thing or two, even the hot spots on the lake. As a club we are always respectful to the community we visit and present ourselves as top notch fishermen and citizens. Westmont, Illinois
    http://www.maplebassmasters.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Midwest Musky Club
    It shall be the object of the Midwest Musky Club to: Preserve and propagate Midwest musky fishing; Be involved in conservation efforts; Educate and refine the members' skill in the sport of musky fishing; Practice good sportsmanship and safety afloat; Sponsor group activities related to the sport of fishing; Observe the rules and regulations of the various Departments of Conservation and National Resources of the states in which members' fish. Alsip, Illinois
    http://www.midwestmuskyclub.com/
    (Added: Tue Dec 24 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Mississippi Valley Muskies Inc.
    Our mission is to unite all Muskie fishing interests for the promotion and protection of a high quality muskellunge sport fishery in the United States and Canada. Mississippi Valley was founded in March 1978. The orignal name for our Chapter was Quad Cities Chapter. This chapter is serving Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa.
    http://www.mississippivalleymuskiesinc.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 23 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Northern Illinois Fly Tyers
    Fly fishing and fly tying club in Illinois whose mission is: To promote the art of fly tying, through the exchange of ideas, information and practical experience. Hoffman Estates, Illinois
    http://www.northernillinoisflytyers.blogspot.com/
    (Added: Tue Dec 18 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • Oswegoland Fishin' Fools
    The Oswegoland Fishin' Fools fishing club was established in 2001 by Larry Motykowski. We are group of anglers (both men and women) with a wide range of fishing interests and a desire to learn from and share with others in our sport. It's not necessary for our members to be residents of Oswego. We have members from Lockport, Ottawa and other towns outside of our area. It is not necessary to own a boat either. Many of our members do own boats and are happy to have a fishing partner to help them manage the many tasks involved in navigating a body of water while at the same time trying to fish. Oswego, Illinois
    http://www.fishinfools.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 30 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Prairie State Bassmasters
    We currently have the largest B.A.S.S. Nation membership in Illinois. Fishing the Illinois and Wisconsin areas. The club was formed to help promote wildlife conservation awareness and to stimulate public awareness of bass fishing as a major sport. Our goal is to provide a fun competitive atmosphere in which individuals can create friendships and learn about the different techniques involved in becoming a tournament angler. Bolingbrook, Illinois
    http://www.prairiestatebassmasters.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reeling and Healing Midwest
    Reeling and Healing Midwest is a non-profit group that brings the therapeutic powers of fly-fishing to women who are recovering from cancer. Reeling and Healing provides fly-fishing retreats for women who are diagnosed with cancer or are surviving cancer. Branch, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois
    http://www.reelingandhealingmidwest.org/
    (Added: Tue Dec 18 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sangchris Bass Club
    The Sangchris Bass Club (SBC) is an annual buddy team bass tournament club in Central Illinois. The SBC holds 8 qualifying tournaments at Sangchris Lake State Park each year.
    http://www.sangchrisbassclub.com/
    (Added: Sat Jan 30 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Shawnee Muskie Hunters
    Thank you for your interest in our club and muskie fishing. We are local chapter #28 of Muskies Inc. and our home-water is Kinkaid Lake in beautiful southern Illinois, near Murphysboro. We hope you find the information you need to have a great fishing trip or to become a member.
    http://www.shawneemuskiehunters.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 23 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Spring Valley Walleye Club
    Illinois River Walleye and Sauger Fishing hosted by Spring Valley Walleye Club. Latest river conditions, member results, masters walleye circuit and events. Spring Valley, Illinois
    http://www.spring-valley-walleye.org/
    (Added: Mon Feb 27 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Steel City BassMasters
    Our bass club, the Steel City BassMasters, founded in Granite City and has been fishing the waters of Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky since 1988. We are proud to be affiliated with the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and the Illinois B.A.S.S. Federation Nation. The Steel City BassMasters conduct 13 tournaments per year throughout the months of March to November. We also invite guests to fish with our members in one tournament of their choice. In general, our club atmosphere is pretty relaxed, yet we are still competitive. The shared appreciation for the outdoors and bass fishing in general makes for a genuinely good time. Granite City, Illinois
    http://www.steelcitybassmasters.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 21 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Trout Unlimited - Oak Brook Chapter
    The Oak Brook Chapter of Trout Unlimited is dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. It is comprised of over 1,200 members from Chicago's western and southern suburbs and downstate Illinois and is part of national Trout Unlimited. Oak Brook TU fulfills its mission through advocacy and education regarding impacts to aquatic ecosystems and by sponsoring and engaging volunteers in hands-on projects to rehabilitate coldwater systems. Since its founding in 1973, Oak Brook TU helped found the Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration Effort; donated thousands of volunteer hours to the restoration and protection of coldwater fisheries; engaged over 4,000 Trout in the Classroom students; taught over 800 youth fly fishing class participants; supported a "TU Teens" program at Riverside Brookfield High School and supported the annual Illinois Council of Trout Unlimited Youth Conservation and Fly Fishing Camp. Oak Brook, Illinois
    http://obtu.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 11 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Walleyes Unlimited USA
    Founded in 1969, Walleyes Unlimited USA is now recognized as one of the top multi-species fishing clubs in the country that has been educating anglers for over four decades. The majority of our members are residents of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Our club attracts a wide variety of anglers and skill levels. By sharing information, Walleyes Unlimited members learn the latest techniques and methods for a variety of species. Although our main interest is on walleyes, our membership includes some of the top local anglers for bass, northern pike, muskie, panfish and salmon. Whether you are a novice or hard core fanatic, our meetings and membership can increase your skill and knowledge for most freshwater fish. Waukegan, Illinois
    http://www.walleyesunlimitedusa.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 30 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • West Suburban Bass Anglers
    The WSBA was formed in 2002. Since then, members have enjoyed fellowship and a little friendly competition, while fishing the lakes and rivers throughout northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. We have anglers of all skill levels and abilities and we pride ourselves on helping each other and our surrounding communities enjoy bass fishing and conservation to its fullest. Every year, 10 tournaments are scheduled from April through September with a club "Classic" held in early October. We're a member of the Illinois Bass Federation Nation. Palatine, Illinois
    https://www.westsuburbanbassanglers.com/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Youth Conservation Alliance
    Our charter is to teach environmental education, highlighting fishing & hunter safety as family activities; something everyone can enjoy regardless of age. The YCA believes the outdoors should play a key role in child and teenage development and act as a conduit for conservation throughout a person's lifetime. The Youth Conservation Alliance ("the YCA"), is a northern Illinois based not-for-profit corporation organized and operated for charitable and educational purposes.
    http://www.theyca.org/
    (Added: Tue Dec 17 2013) - Report this link as bad!
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