06-24-2010, 02:38 PM
Join Date: May 2010
Location: SE Michigan
Re: Fishing opportunities around Champaign-Urbana, Illinois region?
I lived there for winter but didn't fish.
Scott Weigle has an archery shop in Monticello. He may be able to point ya in the right direction.
Tell him Kelly Johnson sent you.
Salt fork runs through much of the area E and SE.
I heard the area near Homer Lake was productive.
Tackle shop nearby should have info...
Uncle Boonie's Bait Shop
402 W 1st St, Homer, IL
Jim Gould has a killer bloody mary and sunday Brunch...
Jim Gould Restaurant
1 E Main St, Champaign, IL
Radio Maria is a hippie hangout but the foods semi inspired and well put together
119 N Walnut St, Champaign, IL
Cowboy Monkey if yer drunk and lookin' to score
6 E Taylor St, Champaign, IL
"I knew a tier once. One time he was holding a lump of cat hair he found on his couch, sort of twirling it about his fingers, tugging at it. I asked, what in the hell are you doing man? He looked startled, ashamed. But I knew what he was thinking. right then and there I decided to just buy my fly's thankyouverymuch." ~ cwg