Archive for October 2011

Impulse introduces new ice baits

Impulse introduces new ice baits
These micro baits are perfect for ice fishing.  Just the right size and the best part is they don’t go to waste.  If you don’t use them up today, store them in your tackle box or bag and use them on the next trip.    This comes in from out friends at Northland Fishing Tackle…. IMPULSE™... Read more »

A leader in ICE Bibs

Frabill’s new Ice Bib is a leader in the industry.  Warmth, comfort, flexibility, Ice Bib says it all.  This came in from our friends at Frabill…. Engineered for Fishing. Goes with Everything. Frabill’s new ICE Bib gives ice anglers the best in bottoms, tops in value Jackson, Wis. – It is said that “The bibs... Read more »

For deer slugs, Remington Sabots are right on the money

With shotgun deer season right around the corner, I took the opportunity this weekend to make sure my slug gun was still right on the money. Since I shoot a scoped shotgun, I always make it a practice to fire a few rounds to make sure the scope did not get bumped out of whack... Read more »
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IL residents can apply for turkey permits now

IL residents can apply for turkey permits now
It’s time to start making plans for the 2012 spring turkey season.  Illinois residents can send in their applications now.  This came in from the ILDNR… 2012 Spring Turkey Applications RESIDENTS MAY START APPLYING TUESDAY OCTOBER 18 AND NON-RESIDENTS MAY START APPLYING TUESDAY DECEMBER 6. YOUTH SPRING TURKEY SPECIAL HUNT AREA ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE... Read more »

Quail hunting forecast by state available from Quail Forever

This came in from Quail Forever. A combination of unfavorable conditions, from drought in the south to hard winters further north, and continued habitat loss will make the 2011-2012 quail hunting season tough on hunters.On top of the drought in Texas to the hard winter in Iowa, there are 5 million fewer Conservation Reserve Program... Read more »

Close Out The Fishing Season with George

This came in from the Mokena Public Library District.  George Jacobek is a good guy and knows his stuff.  This presentation would be worth attending. Close Out The Fishing Season with George Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Mokena Community Public Library District Professional Angler and Shimano Field Representative, George Jacobek,... Read more »
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Sportsman's Letter Bulletin # 4

The following was received from Ed Mullady of the Sportsman’s Letter. This is Issue #4 of the Sportsman’s Letter Bulletin.  Ed felt that it would be great to share the bulletin with the readers of this blog, so sit back, relax and enjoy reading what Ed has to say about the Kankakee River.   Future Bulletins... Read more »

Arctic Fleece is something new from Frabill

An arctic fleece jacket by Frabill can keep you toasty warm  while on the ice.  It would be great to have while in the boat doing late fall and early winter fishing before that ice-man cometh. Nothing can be worse then getting a chill when you want to enjoy the outdoors.  Frabill introduces their new... Read more »

Oak Lawn High School hosts bass fishing tournament this weekend

Oak Lawn High School hosts bass fishing tournament this weekend
I just received this email.  It’s about an upcoming High School Bass Tournament. Getting these young adults out on the water and enjoying fishing is great.  We need to support them.  Take a look at the message received and head out there this weekend to support High School bass fishing. Hi – I’m Chris Kuchyt,... Read more »
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Corps of Engineers to lower electrical power to Carp barrier

Corps of Engineers to lower electrical power to Carp barrier
Corps of Engineers returns electric Barrier IIB to previous settings CHICAGO – On Oct. 18, 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers returned Barrier IIB settings from 2.3 volts per inch, 30 hertz, 2.5 milliseconds back to 2.0 volts per inch, 15 hertz, 6.5 milliseconds. This action was taken in response to concerns that the... Read more »