Archive for February 2011

Shark Tooth Congratulates Kevin VanDam on his 4th Bassmaster Classic Title

Shark Tooth Line Management System This press release just came in.  FYI, I saw the Shark Tooth at the 2010 ICAST show.  What a great idea.  A practical and inexpensive product that really helps in fishing line and fly line management. Shark Tooth Congratulates Kevin VanDam on his Fourth Bassmaster Classic Title Simi Valley, Calif.... Read more »

A Where's Waldo Fishing Photo kind of Contest

Roger Wright wearing a pair of Ocean Wave Bandana sunglasses with the Backwater Green lens. Enter this FREE contest and maybe you can win a $139.00 Gift Certificate towards a pair of your own. This is the last call for contest entries. How would you like to win a gift certificate worth $139.00 toward a... Read more »

Top Fishing Equipment Brands for 2010

Largemouth bass remain the number one targeted species of freshwater fish, with 48% of fishing activity targeting largemouth bass. Don Dziedzina shows off a beauty. Here is some interesting information that came in from AnglerSurvey.com.   How many of these products do you use?  FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – Southwick Associates’ AnglerSurvey.com announced the brands and products... Read more »
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Little Grassy Lake gives up some nice bass

I received this email from Ron DaRosa of RD Outdoors.  Ron guides for bass on small lakes in southern Illinois.  The theory of getting big fish from big lakes only holds no water here. Little Grassy is just one of the lakes that Ron guides on and you might want to give him a call... Read more »

Lisa and Wager Compete in Rally at the International Kennel Club Show

My daughter Lisa competed in a Rally at the IKC show at McCormick Plance. In a Rally, dogs have to follow the direction of their handlier as they walk around the ring.  While walking the dogs me heal on the left side of the handler.  When they stop, the dog stops and sits unless the... Read more »

International Kennel Club at McCormick Place

My daughter Lisa was competing with her German Shorthaired Pointer Wager at the Internaltional Kennel Club meet at McCormick Place in Chicago. She competted in agility, rally, and confirmation.  Wager did pretty well and the two had a great time.  Later today and tomorrow, Sunday brings on more compeittion.  We’ll see if any ribbons come... Read more »
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March News from the Bowfishing Assn. of Illinois

The Bowfishing Associatin of Illinois came out with their March Newsletter.  CLICK HERE to check it out.  Lots of photos from the shows they did.  Good going guyss. Also, did you know that bowfishing trophies are now listed in the IL DNR fishing digest?  Check out this link  CLICK HERE

Great Deals at Starved Rock Lodge

When was the last time you visited the Starved Rock Lodge or the State Park? Put it on your list of things to do.  And now, the lodge is offering great packages for overnight stays that cannot be beat.  Check out the info that just came in from the Starved Rock Lodge.  Don’t forget that there’s great... Read more »

Chicagoland Muskie Hunters March Meeting

This was received from Dean Rosset of the Chicagoland Muskie Hunters…. Hi Guys-Yes,it,s almost March–Ice-out!! Come join us—-The Chicagoland Muskie Hunters chapter of Muskies Inc. We meet the second Tues. of the month at the Park Ridge VFW (Higgins and Canfield) at 7:30. Meetings feature top speakers, fishing reports, favorite lake presentations by our members,... Read more »
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Forest Lake Country Store March 2011 Newsletter with a few recipes

Sitting back, relaxing and reading about the local happenings in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  What better  way is there to spend a morning.  I have trips booked to head back up north this spring and fall.  The dates seem so far away but when reading the Forest Lake Country Store’s monthly newsletter, it maks the... Read more »