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 […]

Jake Wolf Memorial at Fox Chain

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013
Jake Wolf Memorial at Fox Chain

There were 11 boats at the June 8th Jake Wolf Tournament on the Fox Chain. Only one fish was caught by Ralph Ellis. It was a beautiful 35 3/4 incher. Congrats Ralph!

Spring Lake North

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013
Spring Lake North

34 contestants came to Spring Lake North near Manito Illinois for the annual IMTT event at Illinois’ brood stock lake for muskies. Facing heavy cloud cover with temperatures from 31 to 42 degrees and W to NW winds gusting to 20 mph on Saturday, four teams managed to hook up and boat a mere four […]

Spring Classic at Kinkaid Lake

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013
Spring Classic at Kinkaid Lake