Damn good fishing guides in Illinois

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What are the best fishing trips in Illinois?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 5 trips in Illinois, and the most popular trips in the area are Epic Salmon and Trout Trip guided by Jim, 4 Hour Twilight Trip guided by Josh, and Lake Michigan Day Trip guided by Josh.

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What types of fishing trips are common in Illinois?

Lake fishing is the most popular in Illinois.

The most commonly sought after species in Illinois are: 1. chinook salmon, 2. coho salmon, 3. lake trout, 4. brown trout, and 5. steelhead.

The most common fishing techniques in Illinois are light tackle fishing and trolling.

How much does an Illinois fishing trip cost?

in Illinois prices can range anywhere from $450 to $950, but the average price for a half day in Illinois is $450. The average price for a full day in Illinois is $797.

When is the best time to go fishing in Illinois?

The best time to go fishing can depend on a number of factors. Call us to talk fishing!

Where can I get a Illinois fishing license and what are the bag limits in Illinois?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Illinois, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Illinois. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Illinois.

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