After the flood, the Des Plaines River is providing fishermen with some quality fish, including this northern pike for Fish of the Week.
If the Asian carp make it into Lake Michigan, it will be too late.
From up close to an urban pollinator to prospects for fall Chinook on southern Lake Michigan to Asian carp, notes from around Chicago outdoors.
Lots of options–lakefront, ponds and lakes–exist for summer fishing other than flooded rivers in this sprawling, raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus will remain closed Wednesday because of ongoing Des Plaines River flooding.
A man running from police jumped into the Des Plaines River early Thursday in northwest suburban Schiller Park.