Arlington Anglers

Meetings / Speakers


We meet in the lower level meeting room at Poplar Creek Bowl Banquets in Hoffman Estates, IL. Located in the Barrington Square Shopping Center just off I 90 at Barrington Rd. & East on Higgins Rd. 2354 W Higgins Rd. | Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 

**NOTE** – due to Covid19, we have had to adjust our meeting schedules.  Good News! As of OCTOBER, we are going back to IN PERSON + Virtual (Zoom) meetings as we transition back.  Stay tuned and check our website regularly for updates as we move back to regular meetings open to visitors and members on a limited, reservation basis.  See email for further details on attending meeting virtual or in person.   If any questions, contact us by filling out the form on the website Contact Tab.


3rd Tuesday of each month starting at 6:30 PM

About Our Meetings 

Our club works to monthly bring you a variety of interesting guest speakers to educate and share their knowledge.  They may be local guides, DNR Officers, tackle company reps., Radio/TV hosts, or others from the world of fishing. Educational topics range from hook types, lure presentation, new techniques/trends, how to fish more productively, and more.

In addition to the monthly meetings, our club sponsors/participates/volunteers for many fishing related events in the community such as  Kids Fishing Derbies,  Special Needs and Senior Fishing events, Annual Fishing Flea Market and other educational activities.   We also do an annual club picnic/barbecue in August and a holiday party in December at a local restaurant.  Members are encouraged to bring the family and friends along and get them involved in any of these activities.


Monthly Speakers 

Arlington Anglers proudly posts our 2020 Monthly Speaker/Topics Schedule:

Jan 21, 2020Catch More Fish Everywhere Johnny Wilkins – Chicago Fishing School

Feb 18, 202010 Insights To Trophy Bass Hunting Andrew Ragas – Northwoods Bass 

Mar 17, 2020 – ** Covid19 Cancellation **

April 21, 2020 – ** Covid19 Cancellation ** rescheduled to May Webinar**

May 19, 2020 –  Virtual/Zoom Meeting – What You Can “See” With Electronics – Mark O’Neill – Lowrance Pro Staff 

June 16, 2020 – Virtual/Zoom Meeting – Finding Post Spawn Crappie – Jim Kopjo – “Crappie Professor” 

July 21, 2020 – Virtual/Zoom Meeting –  Fishing the Illinois Fox River  – Violet Talley Tournament Bass Angler – refer to Members’ web page or emailed newsletter for details.

Aug 18, 2020Annual Club Picnic – cancelled

Sept 15, 2020 – Virtual/Zoom Meeting –  Fall/Winter Lake Michigan Harbor Fishing – Doug Kloet – Doug Kloet Guide Service

Oct 20, 2020 – IN PERSON + Virtual/Zoom Meeting –  Swimbaits Catch EverythingBob Bobich – Fishing Coach  (See email for meeting details)

Nov 17, 2020 Club Member Speakers Night + 2021 Officer Elections + Pizza Party

Dec 13, 2020 – Christmas Awards Banquet or Social Outing