Archive for May 2011

7th Annual Heroes Of Freedom Fishing Derby, Sunday, June 26

Here’s an upcoming event that worth considering.  Sounds like a great time and a great cause.  See the email sent to me by Kirk S. Morris – Executive Director, PFC Geoffrey Morris Memorial Foundation. Subject: You are invited – 7th Annual Heroes Of Freedom Fishing Derby, Sunday, June 26th 2011 This is NOT a Fundraiser... Read more »

(More Photos from) Spring Trip to Southern Illinois a Success

I added a handful of photos that were received from Laura Bacon who was on the trip with Tammi Greenwald.  Check out Laura’s new boat,  She did the painting and rehab of the whole boat with the help of her brothers.  Cool boat Laura…. It was a great trip, probably the best one ever.  May... Read more »

Bowfishing Assn. of Illinois Updates

From Ed DeVries, President Bowfishing Assoc. of Illinois   Hey everyone!   The BAI is happy to announce the addition of Abbie Aymer from Belleville Ill. and Mason Storm from Plainfield Illinois as BAI club directors! The BAI is rapidly growing and the addition of these members will greatly help us accomplish our goals as... Read more »
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Bass Pro supports Collegiate Bass Fishing

From our friends at Bass Pro Shops…. BASS PRO SHOPS® ANNOUNCES COLLEGIATEBASS FISHING INCENTIVE PROGRAM Springfield, MO — May 27, 2011—Bass Pro Shops® is announcing their support of Collegiate Bass Fishing by announcing an incentive program for College anglers who compete in the 2011 College Bass Series, the 2011 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Series,... Read more »

Flooding on Illinois River closes some riverfront facilities at Starved Rock State Park

From the IL DNR UTICA, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources today announced that some riverfront facilities at Starved Rock State Park in La Salle County are closed for the Memorial Day holiday weekend due to flooding on the Illinois River.  The flooding has prompted site staff to close Starved Rock’s ‘Lower River... Read more »

Northwoods Newsletter from the Forest Lake Country Store

  The Northwoods Newsletter  from the Forest Lake Country Store.  This really is getting me anxious to head north.  I’ll be there next month catching smallies, walleyes and maybe a muskie or two.  Forest Lake Country Store – Great food and a whole lot more,,,June 2011 Newsletter The sun is making its presents known for... Read more »
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Frankfort Sportsman's Club has Open House

As a member of the Frankfort Sportsman’s Club I think you should save the date and come visit the club. This will be a great event where you can experience the fun and enjoyment of the shooting sports.  Details on the Open House are listed below. Please plan on coming out.  I hope to see... Read more »

IDNR to host open forum on waterfowl seasons

From the IL DNR… IDNR to Host Open Houses to Seek Comment on Upcoming Waterfowl Seasons SPRINGFIELD, IL – Waterfowl hunters interested in learning more about plans for duck and goose seasons in Illinois are invited to attend one of the five public open house meetings the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will host... Read more »

Make Campsite and Shelter Reservations at ReserveAmerica.com

From the IL DNR…. IDNR Reminds Visitors to Make Campsite and Shelter Reservations at ReserveAmerica.com SPRINGFIELD, IL — As Illinois’ busiest camping season arrives, Illinois residents and visitors are reminded that reservations for most Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) campsites, cabins, group campsites and picnic shelters can be made online through the ReserveAmerica reservation... Read more »
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Several State Sites Reopen for Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

From the IL DNR…. Several State Sites Reopen for Memorial Day Holiday Weekend SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced that several state sites in southern Illinois that had been closed due to flooding are open or will reopen to visitors in time for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.  “IDNR... Read more »