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American Bass Anglers Tournament Trail District #46
Rock Island, IL
Official Home page of the American Bass Anglers Tournament Trail District #46. Win 1 of 3 2003, Triton TR-21 Bass Boats powered by a Mercury Outboard. Low Entry Fees, Top 500 Point Leaders Qualify for the 2003 National Championships at Kentucky Lake. JT Bagwell District Director. Please visit the web site.
Non-Boaters Welcome.

Angler's of Chicago
Northern Illinois - Chicago
I started this club really to just have fun competetive tournaments but we also get together at times to watch movies and let loose. We have 6 tournaments a year. We target these species, 2 for bass, 1 for carp, 1 for catfish, 1 for perch, and 1 for crappie. At the end of the year trohies will be awarded to Angler of the year, Big fish, and Anglers of Chicago fishing Champion. We usally have our meetings on the internet or phone. A monthly newsletter goes out and there also is a monthly raffle for nice fishing tackle

Arlington Anglers
Schaumburg, IL
The Arlington Anglers would like to invite one and all to come see our club. We meet at Dickís Sport Store near Woodfield Shopping Center in Schaumburg, Ĺ mile north of Higgins, on Martingale Road. Come early to get acquainted with finding the meeting room. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month. Car parking and entrance are at the north end of the building. The meeting starts at 7:00 PM, but we encourage you to be there at 6:30, so we can greet each other and start the meeting on time. A $2.00 entrance fee entitles members a chance at the door prize. Guests may attend for a $4.00 fee, which also gives them a chance for the door prize. Annual membership fee is $30.00. For further information call our President Tom Curtin at 1-847-639-7858 or visit our website.

Aurora Bass Club
Aurora, IL
We love to bass fish.

Angler's Unlimited
Round Lake, IL
Small club 36 members - We fish 10 tournaments every year in Northern,IL & Southern, WI. We are a multi-spieces club. We hold our meetings every month at the American Legion 111 E. Main in Round Lake, IL starting at 7:30 p.m. $25.00 annual membership fee & $25.00 for every tournament you fish.

Chicago Anglers Club
Elmhurst, IL
Bank Angling club dedicated to learning and catching fish and regular anglers. Mixing century old techniques with U.S. Angling to catch fish locally. Join us and you will be surprised how many fish you catch this year. Our record is 512 fish in 4 hours. Membships start at $25 annually. Please visit our web site for details.

Chicago Lake Michigan Anglerís
Chicago Lake Michigan Anglerís (CLMA) shall meet on the third Wednesday of each month throughout the year. All Meeting will be held at: 7:00 PM, Alsip Sportsman Club. (115th & Laramie) Alsip Illinois.
NON-MEMBERS Always Welcome.... Bring a Friend....

Chicagoland Bank Anglers
555 W. Madison St. 4211, Chicago, IL 60661
The Chicagoloand Bank Anglers is a club that's open to all. We are the premiere shoreline fishing club in America. We strive to grow the sport of Fishing in America with techniques that can be used by beginners as well as sophisticated anglers. Visit our website.

Chicagoland Bass Club and Tournament Circuit
Lake Michigan
Chicagoland Bass is one of the largest Illinois B.A.S.S. Federation clubs. We conduct 7 regular season "Team" events, 1 "open/draw" event and a 2 day year end classic. Last year Chicagoland Bass paid out over 40K in cash and prizes. We are looking forwaed to an even better 2004 season. If anyone has questions please feel free to call Mike Nega (President & Tournament Director) at 708-403-3220.

DRiFT Dupage Rivers Fly Tyers
We are a Dupage County Fly fishing club, FFF ( Federation of Fly Fishers) affiliated. We meet every Tuesday at 7:00 PM at the College of Dupage , in the SRC Building,( student resorce center) rm. 5000.

Dupage Area Fishing Club
Wheaton, IL
A few of us here are interested in started a fishing club that would contain tourneys and other activites. If interested please email me. Thanks.

Dupage Bassmasters
Wheaton, IL
This is a premier Bass club. We fish 7-8 Tournament style club outings per year.

Fishing For Fun
Organized in 1987. Over 45 members in 6 states. Mostly African American. Sponsor two major tournaments 1) CatMan Catfish Tournament 2)Lake Erie Walleye Tournament. Majority of members have boats. We sponsor an annual Fathers Day Picnic and Fishing Derby this year at the Monee Resevoir. We publish a monthly newletter for members and supporters.
Fishing For Fun Sports Fishing Club
P.O. Box 204
Forest Park, IL 60130

Fish Tales Fishing Club
A Family oriented club the meet the third thursday of each month, 7 PM at 15350 Oak Park Ave in Oak Forest Ill.
Fish Tales is the fastest growing club in the s/w suburbs with a membership of 120 members in 2001.

Central IL
Fellowship of Christian anglers

Fox River Valley Chapter, Muskies, Inc.
Ramada Inn/Elgin, IL
Our Muskies, Inc. club meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Ramada Inn (847) 695-5000 in Elgin, IL located off I-90 & route 31 south. We have great speaker every month, tackle raffles and good fishing information is exchanged. Come to our meetings-you don't have to be a member to attend! Visit our Website

Fox Valley Area Anglers
We are a small group of about 45 that love to fish. We have tourneys on lakes and rivers within 3 hours of the area. It is open species, every fish has a point value. For more information visit Website

Gar Anglers Sporting Society
HeadQuarters: Chicagoland
Members: Worldwide Angler club:
The Gar Anglers' Sporting Society is dedicated to promoting the gar as worthy of sportfishing interest. Gar On!

Hoffmann Dam River Rats
Lyons/Riverside, IL
A group of conservationist anglers working with I.D.N.R. for the protection and restoration of the fishery in the Des Plaines river.

Illinois Smallmouth Alliance
Location varies
Illinois smallmouth anglers dedicated to catching the bronzeback bass in rivers and lakes. Two meetings a year, newsletters, and four day trips a year to local area smallmouth waters. Around 100 members and looking for more. Visit our website.

Illinois Valley Bassmasters
Morris, IL
B.A.S.S. affiliated club, IL 1997 Club Of The Year. A friendly, instrucional fishing club whether you have a boat or not.

Lake Geneva Fishing Club
Men & women dedicated to the preservation of Geneva as a trophy lake. Meeting 2nd Wed. of the month.

Marquette Park Bank Anglers
A bank angling club that fishes area lakes within a 45 minute drive of the Marquette Park fieldhouse. New members are always welcome. For more information, please visit the web site.

Midwest BassBusters of Illinois
Elk Grove Village, IL
We are a non-BASS federated club that fishes lakes and rivers in IL, WI, and MI. We operate a draw tournament format and are looking for boaters and non-boaters. We fish 7 2-day tournaments a year (1 each month from April-October) and we have a great bunch of guys. We fish mainly for fun, but we do have a $15 entry fee for each Tournament and pay the top 5 places. Not a lot of money, but enough to make it somewhat competitive. Drop me an e-mail and I'll give you specifics on meeting place and time.

Midwest Musky Club
Alsip, IL
Musky & muti species club for info call 773-881-4971

Midwest-Sportsman Bass Tournaments
Calumet River/Lake Michigan
Tournament Director Mel MacFarlane. Bigger pay back/bigger classic. 90% cash pay back at ramp

Mussche's Bass Masters
West-Central, IL
Just a bunch of guys who like to fish, drink beer,and play cards.Oops and lie alot!

Naperville Rod and Reel Club
We meet each month at 7:00 p.m., in Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, 908 Jackson, Naperville. We offer opportunities to share personal experiences fishing local areas, other fishing areas throughout the Great Lakes area and elsewhere in the United States, Canada, and Costa Rica.

NIFTY - Northern Illinois Fly Tyers
NIFT meets every Monday evening at 7:30 pm from October thru September at the Schaumburg Township Hall. Angler club: The focus is on flytying. Dues are $25/yr. You must also be a member of the FFF (Federation of Flyfishers). One member demonstrates the fly of the evening, hooks and materials are passed out, and everyone ties the fly. Several guest speakers each year. Annual Saturday Steelhead/ Salmonfly workshop. Annual club trip to Muskegon or Au Sable River, etc. Annual winter and summer dinners. Monthly newsletter.

Northern Illinois Crankin' Bass
Elk Grove Village
Meets every 1st Monday of the month at Elk Grove Village Township hall at intersection of I90 & Arlington Hts. Rd. B.A.S.S./I.B.F. affiliated club. 1 tournament/month March thru October. We promote conservation and youth activities.
New members always welcome.

Northern Illinois Walleye Club
Dekalb, IL
We are a broad ranged membership. Everything from novices, boaters and non-boaters, to touring pros from the FLW, MWC and PWT Circuits. Pizza Pro's 1205 West Lincoln Highway (Rt. 38, just west of the intersection with Anne Glidden Rd), Dekalb, IL. For information you can call Greg Meyer, 847-651-3843 (leave a message if there is no answer) or by e-mail [email protected] You are very welcome to show up at a meeting for more information. We have speakers and outings, so you will definitely find it worthwhile to join. Annual dues of $20.00. The e-mail contact(s) [email protected] or [email protected]

North Shore Bass Anglers
North Shore Area
"Friends Fishing for Pride & Knowledge" We are a group of Bass enthusiast that fish almost every weekend. We bring boaters and non-boaters together to share the sport we love.
We fish one official tournament per month, the rest are just pick up "for fun" events. Were a great club to join to start & learn how to Bass fish. Please check us out at our web site to learn more. Boaters or non-boaters we have a spot for you.

Quad County Hawg Hunters chapter of Muskies Inc.
Plano American Legion,Plano, IL
Muskie Inc. Club Meetings 2nd thursday of the month 7:30 pm.speakers,raffle Public welcome info 815-286-7170.

Renegade Bassmasters
Illinois Bass Federation affiliated club fishing the IBF Top 100 Tounaments. No picnics, no midnight bowling, just fishing with a great bunch of guys consisting of boaters and non-boaters with all levels of fishing experience. If you would rather be jawing about fishing, rather than arguing about a rule of order, or who is going to set-up the bingo table. . . this is the club for you!

Riverside Fishing Club
American Legion Hall, 51st and Lagrange Rd.
Multi Species targeting local fishing (within)100 miles of chicago. We meet 2nd Thursday of each Month and have a guest speaker. New members welcome. $3.00 for non members and guests.

Sears Direct Fishing Club
Dundee/Hoffman Estates(Fox River)
A group of six die hard fisherman taking out the stress of work on fish. Remember to release what you catch our rivers depend on this to survive.

South Side Muskie Hawks
Southern/Southwest Chicagoland area.
We are one of the chapters of Muskies, Inc., the national muskie fishing organization. We meet 11 times a year at Mama Luigi's Restaurant, 7500 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview, on the third Wednesday of each month starting a 7:30 p.m. We do not meet during the month of July (when we hold a club picnic). Check out our website at Website

Steel City Anglers
Gary Indiana
Fisherman serving the northwest Indiana community.

Tracker Bass Club
Lynwood, IL
If you own Tracker, Nitro, Suntracker, or Tahoe boat, we have a club for you. 155 members, we fish 6 tournaments.
Check us out at

West Suburban B.A.S.S. Anglers
Wood Dale, IL
A small club that likes to fish and have fun.Website

Windy City Bassmasters
Lemont, IL
A Bass fishing club whose purpose is to improve our skills as bass fishermen through fellowship and to exchange bass fishing techniques and knowledge. To promote conservation efforts and support youth related fishing activities. To adhere to the principles and the purpose of the Bass Anglers Sportsman?s Society (BASS) and the Illinois State BASS Federation (ISBF).

Windy City Cat Catchers
Worth, IL - Southwest Suburbs
Windy City Cat Catchers is a catfish fishing club. If you love fishing for catfish, check out our website. You could help us form one of the best fishing clubs in the midwest!

World Carp Classic
Organising club of the World Carp Classic. A 300 angler competition for carp based in Europe. Fish have been caught to 50lbs in weight already!!!
Limited places for USA anglers.