Archive for September 2011

Five Fall Boating Safety Tips

Five Fall Boating Safety Tips
I’m a member of Boat US.  They are always coming out with great information which I feel should be shared with my readers.  Here’s another good one that’s timely and full of good information… What You Need to Know With the Changing of the Season ANNAPOLIS, Md., September 28, 2011 – As the days slide... Read more »

Fall Radio Show Trip brings big fish for guests and hosts

Labor Day week the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show hosted a fishing trip to Lake Mille Lacs in Mnnesota. It was a great trip for all.  Both the guests and hosts did very well in catching some big fish.  Smallmouth bass up to 6.2 pounds, with many 4s and 5s were caught.  Walleyes up to... Read more »

The Swim Whizz is Back

I know most fisherman have a few older baits that they have used in the past with great success and more times than not the companies that manufactured those baits either go out of business or stop producing them all together. It often happens to those top producers that you have faith in day in... Read more »
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Quality ice gear will holds up under rough conditions

From our friends at Frabill.   Ice fishing is not that far away.  Gear up now and get the “Right Stuff”  from Frabill. Stands Tall on Extreme Ice Fishing Expeditions Great Lakes Premium Tip-Up takes a whippin’ and keeps on spinnin’ Jackson, Wis. – Skeptics still cry foul about Admiral Byrd’s 1926 flight over the North... Read more »

Landmeier wins Shabbona Muskie Open

Landmeier wins Shabbona Muskie Open
I just received this email from Duane Landmeier regarding the Shabbona Muskie Open… Congratulations go out to him and his partner Jerry Lally Hi Don, Maybe you can use this in y.our newspapers or magazines. I actually won the event!There is more info on the Shabbona Lakeside website. My partner and I talked about fishing... Read more »

Upland hunting prospects for 2011

Going hunting this coming November for pheasant, quail or rabbit? Click Here to get to the IL DNR site where they have the prospects for the 2011 season. Just as a reminder to you, the season is only about a month away.  It’s time to check out all of your gear.  Don’t wait until the... Read more »
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Photograpy tips for better wildlife photos

Photograpy tips for better wildlife photos
This came in from our friends at the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. TIPS FOR WINTER WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY Placing the plastic tube to his mouth, the photographer emits a sound not unlike a belch.  Or is it just the sound of someone losing his breakfast?  It is probably more properly described as a cross between a... Read more »

Oak Lawn High School Bass Tournament info

This came in from Coach Chris Kuchyt at Oak Lawn High school…. Rayjus Outdoors – Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament October 22, 2011 Rayjus Outdoors along with Unique Bassmasters and the Oak Lawn High School Spartan Fishing Team and its sponsors have joined together to present the Rayjus Outdoors – Oak Lawn Community... Read more »

Frabill Trekker MAX and Commando MAX take ice fishing to the MAX

When it comes to ice shelters,FRABILL is #1.  At the 2011 Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers conference, Frabill was well represented.  Ice gear, clothing, shelters and more.  It was all on display for writers from across the country.  The mere presence of the Frabill products helped create an excitement of the up coming ice... Read more »
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Fall Mushrooms are Here at Last

Sheepshead mushrooms (also known as Hen of the Woods) are popping up from the forest floor. This rainy weather, followed by a few days of sun is sure to get them going. They can be found at the bases of large oak trees (I mean trees that you cannot wrap your arms around!) They are... Read more »