Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail

Click Here for a List of Past Angler of the Year
and State Championship Results

Angler of the Year AOY Runner Up State Tournament Championship Team State Tournament Runner-up Team Team of the Year
2003 Frank Walter Ed Kukulski Ray Simms & Colby Simms John Risuis n/a
2004 Nick Nigro Jim Stella Ron Rodak & John Sutton Manuel Santa Cruz & Ken Ryder n/a
2005 Rob Frechette Nick Nigro Dave Eichelberger & Tony Carswell Mike Hopkins & Kris Glavin n/a
2006 John Sutton Joseph Roberto Bob Taylor & Shawn Taylor Ron Rodak & Bob Jeffries n/a
2007 Bob Taylor Jeff Hodges Jim Beaty & Manuel Santa Cruz Lenny Goldsmith & Denis Ledgerwood n/a
2008 Boby Taylor Brandyn Shepherd Gary Dew & Joseph Glasgo Jim Beaty & Manuel Santa Cruz n/a
2009 Jim Beaty Ron Rodak Ron RodaK & Bob Jeffries None n/a
2010 Kyle Hilger Matt Gunkel Chris Piha & Matt Gunkel Victor Fox & Duane Landmeier n/a
2011 Russ Schaller Randy Hilger Russ Schaller Phil Gutmann & Randy Chappel n/a
2012 Bob Taylor Dane Garrett Dave Eichelberger & Tony Carswell Walt Krause & Ken Ryder n/a
2013 Randy Hilger Jim Beaty Matt Gunkel & Travis Smit Randy Hilger & Kyle Hilger n/a
2014 Garry Handlin Rany Hilger Brian Paasch & Ed Fitzgerald Randy Hilger & Kyle Hilger n/a
2015 Brandon Schorle Phil Gutmann Bob Taylor & Michelle Taylor None n/a
2016 Kyle Kroening Phil Gutmann Bob Taylor & Michelle Taylor Kyle Kroening & Lucas Kroening n/a
2017 Kyle Hilger Robbie Wilke IV Kyle Kroening & Lucas Kroening Robbie Wilke IV n/a
2018 Kenn Blair Bob Taylor Robbie Wilke IV & Jarod Goyke None n/a
2019 Kenn Blair Phil Gutmann Matt Gunkel & Aaron Connor Colton Trina & Brandon Trina n/a
2020 Bob Taylor Jakub Brewer Jakub Brewer & Ray Cote Rob Hawbaker & Kenn Blair Jakup Brewer & Ray Cote