Originally Posted by connor1196
I agree that all those would have been better places. Carlyle is more known for it's crappie fishing more than anything. They should have held the tournament at a lake known for its bass fishing.
Unfortunately, the IHSA doesn't put quality of fishery as a very high priority when picking a lake. Yes, launch facilities, adjoining pavilions, and nearby lodging are important but so is the fishing. Do they still fish Tampier?