Guidelines with Andrew Schiera: Northern IL
There’s no time like early fall if you’re a Musky angler. The days are getting shorter which means a transitional time for us here in Northern IL.
Last weeks rain and a few nights in the low 50s has dropped our surface temperatures to 68*. This has caused most of our Yellow Bass and Gizzard Shad populations to ball up on primary break lines in 4-8′ of water. The water clarity or visibility has been ranging from 3-4′.
That being said, the topwater or bucktail program has been producing for my boat. Size 9 Colorado’s like Chaos Tackles 9 shorts and Lake X’s Fat Bastards are getting chewed.
Battle in the Bluegrass!!! This is a one-day tournament on May 13, 2023. Begins at 7am to 4pm and the…
Saturday and Sunday was challenging for the 83 boats participating in the first leg of the Professional Musky Tournament Trail. …
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