About

Sure, We Enjoy Fishing... but, we also like other recreational activities that depend on the conservation of our lakes, streams, rivers, ponds, and creeks. Over the past decades, however, we have witnessed a steady degradation of many of the clean-water resources around us. Environmental hazards, such as pollution, abuse, soil erosion, and chemical run-offs, are just some of the culprits that effect the health and well-being of everyone who enjoys the recreational pleasures of the great outdoors

Our Mission and Objectives

  • To preserve and to promote the art of angling for sport in the state of Illinois
  • To encourage the preservation of ecological systems that support support fish, game, and other forms of wildlife in the state of Illinois
  • To promote and encourage the further enhancement and development of facilities to serve the angling public in Illinois

Board of Directors

  • Honorary Board Member(s):
    • Jack Beaupre


Our Stratergies

  • Improve water quality
  • Restore, protect, and enhance our natural resources
  • Support legislation that is dedicated to the preservation of clean waterways
  • Promote and support fisheries in Illinois
  • Improve and increase access to waterways for recreational pursuits
  • Restore, protect, and enhance habitats for fisheries
  • Keep local, state, and national governments in touch with our concerns
  • Support the Kankakee River Basin Partnership
  • Monitor organizations that evolve from the N.I.A.A.
  • Support educational efforts that extend the mission and objectives of the N.I.A.A.

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Corporate Sponsors

Thanks to our great Corporate Sponsors we can continue projects like: Kid's fishing day, Special rec. fishing day, River clean-up and more.