Assistance w/ Muskie Survey

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019
Assistance w/ Muskie Survey

Randy KramerGraduate Research AssistantIllinois Natural History SurveyUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign I am the graduate student that is working on the Shelbyville Muskie project. We are going to be fin clipping a portion of the Muskie (about 4,000) that will be stocked into Lake Shelbyville this fall. I was wondering if you could reach out to […]

Illinois High School Muskie Tournament

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019
Illinois High School Muskie Tournament

There were 9 schools, 18 participants and 10 teams that accepted the challunge on Saturday, May 18th for the 6th Annual IL High School Muskie Tournament on Prairie Lake, in the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wild Life Area (NW of Springfield, IL).  This is a casting only, one day event from 7:00 AM to […]

2019 Mike Sule Memorial @ Fox Chain of Lakes

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019
2019 Mike Sule Memorial @ Fox Chain of Lakes

The IMTT Mike Sule Memorial Tournament was held last weekend at the Fox Chain of Lakes. 20 entrants faced challenging conditions on both days of the event as tournament hours were suspended twice on Saturday due to inclement weather. Fishing Sunday was challenging as well due to post frontal conditions and bluebird skies. During the […]

2019 Jake Wolf Memorial Tournament

Posted by on May 1, 2019
2019 Jake Wolf Memorial Tournament

For 2019 the IMTT decided to try a new tournament format and conduct a two day tournament on two separate lakes in central Illinois. The 2019 IMTT Jake Wolf Memorial Tournament was held on April 13th at Spring Lake North near Manito IL and at Wheel Lake in Banner Marsh SFWA near Canton IL. On […]

From Jim Hartley – Spring Classic Participant

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019

I musky fished with John Sutton this weekend at Kincaid Lake in the IMTT outing.  Many thanks to John, as he is very knowledgeable musky angler, and no stranger to this lake. It was a struggle. We battled thunderstorms most of the whole day  on Saturday. Had a few lightning strikes which chased us off […]

2019 Spring Classic on Kinkaid Lake

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019
2019 Spring Classic on Kinkaid Lake

We kicked off the 2019 Trail with the Spring Classic on Kinkaid Lake this past weekend (March 30th & 31st). We had 19 boats with 38 anglers that were ready to knock the dust off their muskie gear and get the year started. We were glad to see all of those who came out to […]

New CPR Rules for the 2019 Trail

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019
New CPR Rules for the 2019 Trail

TOURNAMENT RELEASE RULES   In 2019, all IMTT tournament events will be conducted as a Catch, Photo & Release tournament. Every tournament boat MUST have a digital camera with a SD Card or a smart phone that is capable of taking a clear photo operated by the contestants that catch a musky. All teams MUST […]

IMTT State Championship – Fox Chain of Lakes

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018
IMTT State Championship – Fox Chain of Lakes

The 2018 IMTT season concluded on November 3rd & 4th at the Fox Chain of Lakes near Antioch IL. Twenty entrants fished post turnover lake conditions; 25 mph wind gusts, rain and air temperatures in the mid-thirties in hopes of earning the title of IMTT STATE CHAMPION, the highly sought after IMTT ANGLER OF THE […]

2018 Fall Classic – Prairie Lake

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018
2018 Fall Classic – Prairie Lake

IMTT FALL CLASSIC TOURNAMENT PRAIRIE LAKE (JIM EDGAR SFWA) On October 6th & 7th 10 teams from throughout IL came to Prairie Lake in the Jim Edgar SFWA near Petersburg Illinois for the 2018 IMTT FALL CLASSIC. 5 Muskies over the 30″ minimum were caught by the 18 entrants during the two day event. 1st […]

2018 Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament – Lake McMaster

Posted by on Oct 2, 2018
2018 Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament – Lake McMaster

IMTT GREGG TICHACEK MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT @ LAKE McMASTER (SNAKEDEN HOLLOW SFWA) On September 29th & 30th 11 teams from throughout IL came to Lake McMaster near Victoria Illinois for the 2018 IMTT GREGG TICHACEK MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT. 6 Muskies over the 30″ minimum were caught by the 22 entrants during the two day event. 1st Place […]