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ILLINOIS


MAY

May 01 -- ArmyBassAnglers Monthly Tournament Trail -- statewide, VA - all legal waters -- website
May 01 -- BassGrabbers Tournament Trails -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 01 -- Bowfishing Association of IL (BAI) - Bowfisher of the Month -- statewide, IL - all legal waters -- website
May 01 -- Bowfishing Association of IL (BAI) - Invasive Species Contest -- statewide, IL - all legal waters -- website
May 01 -- Carp Anglers Group (CAG) -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 01 -- HOI Crappie Club -- Decatur, IL - Decatur Lake -- website
May 01 -- Kayak Pike & Musky Challenge -- Statewide - All Legal Fresh Waters -- website
May 01 -- (NPCF) - All American Sunshine Fishing Tournament -- Statewide - All Legal Fresh Waters -- website
May 01 -- Online Weekly Bowfishing Tournament Series -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 01 -- Perryville Basscasters -- Cedar Hills, IL - Lake of Egypt -- website

May 02 -- American Bass Anglers -IL Div 39 -- Danville, IL - City Park - Taylorville -- website
May 02 -- Bi-State Bass Club -- Quincy, IL - Launch TBD -- website
May 02 -- Happy Hookers Bass Club -- Danville, IL - Lake Vermillion -- website
May 02 -- Sangchris Bass Club -- Pawnee, IL - Sangchris Lake -- website
May 02 -- Springfield Crappie Club -- Jacksonville, IL - Public Ramp - Lake Jacksonville -- website

May 08 -- ArmyBassAnglers Monthly Tournament Trail -- statewide, VA - all legal waters -- website
May 08 -- BassGrabbers Tournament Trails -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 08 -- Bowfishing Association of IL (BAI) - Bowfisher of the Month -- statewide, IL - all legal waters -- website
May 08 -- Bowfishing Association of IL (BAI) - Invasive Species Contest -- statewide, IL - all legal waters -- website
May 08 -- Carp Anglers Group (CAG) -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 08 -- Crappie USA - Region 3 -- Decator, IL - Decatur Lake -- website
May 08 -- Fishers of Men - IL Central Team -- Clinton, IL - Clinton Lake Marina - Potomac River -- website
May 08 -- Happy Hookers Bass Club -- Braidwood, IL - Braidwood -- website
May 08 -- Kayak Pike & Musky Challenge -- Statewide - All Legal Fresh Waters -- website
May 08 -- Midstate Illinois Bass Anglers -- Cedar Hills, IL - Lake of Egypt -- website
May 08 -- National Bass Fishing Trail - IL Div -- Clinton, IL - Marina - Clinton Lake -- website
May 08 -- National Youth Fishing Assoc. - IL Div -- Cedar Hills, IL - Lake of Egypt -- website
May 08 -- (NPCF) - All American Sunshine Fishing Tournament -- Statewide - All Legal Fresh Waters -- website
May 08 -- Online Weekly Bowfishing Tournament Series -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 08 -- USA Bassin -- IL Multi Division Bass Fishing Series - Launch TBD -- website

May 13 -- Harvester Bass Club -- Savanna, IL - Mississippi River -- website

May 15 -- ArmyBassAnglers Monthly Tournament Trail -- statewide, VA - all legal waters -- website
May 15 -- BassGrabbers Tournament Trails -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 15 -- Bowfishing Association of IL (BAI) - Bowfisher of the Month -- statewide, IL - all legal waters -- website
May 15 -- Bowfishing Association of IL (BAI) - Invasive Species Contest -- statewide, IL - all legal waters -- website
May 15 -- Carp Anglers Group (CAG) -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 15 -- Central Illinois Bass -- Clinton, IL - Lake Clinton -- website
May 15 -- Clinton Lake Bass Fishing-Jackpot Team Trail -- Clinton, IL - Clinton Lake -- website
May 15 -- Crappie USA - Region 3 -- Carlyle, IL - Carlyle Lake -- website
May 15 -- Fellowship of Christian Anglers Society - IL -- Liberty, IL - Siloam Springs SP - Crabapple Lake -- website
May 15 -- HOI Crappie Club -- Bloomington, IL - Evergreen Lake -- website
May 15 -- Kayak Pike & Musky Challenge -- Statewide - All Legal Fresh Waters -- website
May 15 -- (NPCF) - All American Sunshine Fishing Tournament -- Statewide - All Legal Fresh Waters -- website
May 15 -- Online Weekly Bowfishing Tournament Series -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website
May 15 -- USA Bassin -- IL Multi Division Bass Fishing Series - Launch TBD -- website
May 15 -- Yak-Bassin - Mid Central Open Regional -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website

May 16 -- Anglers Dream -- IL Multi Division Bass Fishing Series - Launch TBD -- website
May 16 -- Bass 25 Peoria Club -- Canton, IL - Banner marsh -- website
May 16 -- Sangchris Bass Club -- Pawnee, IL - Sangchris Lake -- website
May 16 -- Southern Illinois Crappie Association -- Carlyle, IL - Carlyle Lake -- website
May 16 -- USA Bassin -- IL Multi Division Bass Fishing Series - Launch TBD -- website

May 17-21 -- Yak-Bassin - Mid Central Open Regional -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website

May 22 -- ArmyBassAnglers Monthly Tournament Trail -- statewide, VA - all legal waters -- website
May 22 -- BassGrabbers Tournament Trails -- All Legal Waters Statewide -- website