2016 Gregg Tichacek Tournament

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016
2016 Gregg Tichacek Tournament

On Saturday September 17th the Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail kicked off the fall session of the 2016 season with the Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament at the SnakeDen Hollow SFWA near Victoria IL. Twenty-two Muskie anglers set out with their new lure, their favorite lure, their ‘lucky’ lure or just the lure that looked good for […]

2016 IMTT Spring Classic

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016
2016 IMTT Spring Classic

2015 State Championship

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016
2015 State Championship

2015 Russ Schaller Memorial Tournament

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015
2015 Russ Schaller Memorial Tournament

On Saturday May 30th, forty one entrants were eager to participate in the IMTT Russ Schaller Memorial Tournament. Two weeks earlier twenty one Muskies were caught during the Fox River Valley Chapter Challunge. With cloudy skies, air temperatures topping the 70 *mark and the looming threat of a massive cold front expected during fishing hours, […]

2014 IMTT Fall Classic Tournament Report

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014
2014 IMTT Fall Classic Tournament Report

Landmeier Twitches One Up To Prevent A Shutout. Eleven teams gathered at Shelbyville October 13 and 14 for the 2014 IMTT Fall Classic. Several guys pre-fishing on Friday reported seeing a couple of fish, but a big cold front rolled through dropping temperatures fast. Earlier in the week the highs had reached the low 90’s, but […]

Jake Wolf Memorial @ Spring Lake

Posted by on May 6, 2014
Jake Wolf Memorial @ Spring Lake

On Saturday April 19th temperatures climbed into the mid 70’s with mostly sunny skies and a light SSE wind bringing nearly perfect conditions for the 29 two-person teams from 3 states to chase Muskies on Spring Lake North near Manito IL. This year the tournament was postponed from the usual mid March date to a […]

Spring Classic At Lake Kinkaid

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014
Spring Classic At Lake Kinkaid

Thirty teams (one of the largest in recent IMTT history) reported to the starting line on a misty, windy and cool morning on Saturday April 5th. Water temperature in the mid to high 40’s with air temperature around 30 degrees. Tournament Director Walter Krause had done a super job in setting up (what, turned out […]

2013 IMTT State Championship Tournament

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013
2013 IMTT State Championship Tournament

The eleventh season of the Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail came to a close on November 9th and 10th with fifteen teams competing on beautiful Lake Kinkaid. The state championship tournament capped a great Trail season and provided some of the tightest points races in recent history. Saturday’s bite was tough with only four fish registered. […]

Shawnee Muskie Hunters Fall Brawl

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013
Shawnee Muskie Hunters Fall Brawl

The Fall Brawl Tournament was held at Lake Kinkaid on October 19th and 20th. Overall, participation numbers were low but we all had a great time. Saturday morning was cool and wet and Sunday morning was a bit chilly as well. The Saturday evening banquet was held at the VFW with food catered by Annie Mays. […]

Fall Classic at Lake Shelbyville

Posted by on Oct 13, 2013
Fall Classic at Lake Shelbyville

On Saturday with stormy skies looming 26 men and women headed to their favorite muskie spots on the 15,000 acre Corps of Engineers lake in central Illinois. At the end of the first day only one muskie had been registered. A 41″ muskie was boated and released by the reigning IMTT State Champion team of […]