Carl Dye, Illinois

Carl Dye has been a North American Fishing Club Member since 1989. Learn more about him here.

Name: Carl Dye

Hometown: Rockford, Illinois

Member Since: 1989

Annual Days On The Water: 75

Favorite Species: Northern Pike

Best Catch: 68-inch lake sturgeon

Top Waters: Wisconsin River

Quote: I am a hit-and-run style fisherman who throws crankbaits and spinnerbaits from sunup to sundown, spring to fall, always moving—only slowing down during lake sturgeon season in September. I do a lot of shore fishing in rivers for all gamefish but mostly smallmouth bass, northern pike and muskies here in Illinois, and also in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Canada.

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