2020 Spring Classic Cancelled

Posted by on Mar 30, 2020
2020 Spring Classic Cancelled

CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT – SPRING CLASSIC – APRIL 18TH & 19TH It is with great sadness that I am writing you today to notify everyone that we are cancelling the IMTT’s Spring Classic Tournament on Prairie Lake scheduled for April 18th and 19th. Yesterday, the administration extended the social distancing guidelines until April 30th. Those guidelines […]

2019 IMTT State Championship

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019
2019 IMTT State Championship

The 2019 IMTT season concluded on November 2nd & 3rd at Lake Kinkaid in southern Illinois. Twenty seven entrants fished in hopes of earning the title of IMTT STATE CHAMPION, the highly sought after IMTT ANGLER OF THE YEAR or even besting the current IMTT BIG FISH OF THE YEAR. At the end of the […]

2019 Fall Classic:Prairie Lake

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019
2019 Fall Classic:Prairie Lake

2019 IMTT Fall Classic at Prairie Lake in JESFWA Results14 entrants2 fish caught over the 30″ minimum.Brandon Ferrell 36″Rob Hawbaker 33.75″ Thank you to the IMTT members for supporting the Menard County Food Pantry by donating 360 food items. Thank you to Ann Smith of the Menard County Food Pantry for helping those in need […]

Fall Classic Registration

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019

Registration for the IMTT FALL CLASSIC has been moved to: Panther Creek Lodge 29089 N. Newmansville Rd. Ashland IL 62612 309-368-9111 Registration is from 5pm until 8pm on Friday night.

2019 IMTT Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019
2019 IMTT Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament

2019 IMTT Gregg Tichacek Memorial Tournament results: 19 entrants 1st place honors to Kenn Blair of Belvidere IL (42″ on topwater) & Rob Hawbaker of Germantown Hills IL 2nd Place to the father/son Chad Gaddy (40.5″ on topwater) & Byron Gaddy both of Bloomington IL 3rd Place went to Bob Taylor of Brimfield IL (39.25″ […]

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 […]