Archive for July 2012

REVO wins at ICAST - WIN one now in this FREE contest

REVO wins at ICAST - WIN one now in this FREE contest
LAST CHANCE.   Contest Ends tomorrow and the winner will be announced during our radio show after 6:30 PM. You can still enter.  See detail below but get your emails to me by 3 PM on Wednesday, August 1, 2013.  Good Luck!!! Abu Garcia Won Best Freshwater Reels at the ICAST Show in Orlando Florida last... Read more »

Gang of Kids Rumble with Marathon Man

Fishing For Life’s annual fundraiser adds a David(s) versus Goliath Wrinkle Such loveable hoodlums those Little Rascals… The dapper Alfalfa with his eternally unmanageable hair and a voice that makes angels wince; Spanky, the anchor and the leader of the gang, willing to defend his mates through thick and thin; finally, Buckwheat – again, the... Read more »

Gulf of Mexico Fishing for Redfish in Pasco County Florida

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What a great time I had visiting the ICAST show in Florida this month.  What put the icing on the cake was a trip to Pasco County to fish for Redfish with Captain Randy Schoneman of  Barefoot Bandit Charters.  Joining me on the trip was Ed Caum of the Pasco County Tourism. The fishing was... Read more »
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A trip to Lake of the Ozarks starts with a Chamber visit

I’m  kind of excited because I’m down in Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.  This is the first time for me to visit this beautiful area.  I can tell you now that I should not have waited so long and I will be back., I’m here to fish for bass and crappie, and who know... Read more »

Walleye Fishing Video Clip

Here’s a video clip from a TV show that I taped during the summer of 2010 while walleye fishing with the late Pat Sheahan.  Pat passed away this past winter.  He was a great angler and a good friend.  I was thinking of him today as I was putting some Weed Weasel Jigs into my... Read more »

Save the dates for these Northwoods events

Save the dates for these Northwoods events
Northwoods vacationers, mark your calendars and make plans for things to do when in Vilas County Wisconsin.  The Forest Lake Country Store located just outside of Land O Lakes Wisconsin has announced a few exciting events coming up which will be fun to be part of during your holiday up north. Here are a few... Read more »
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IL DNR Newsbits for July 2012

Fall Hunting: Check season dates, apply for permits, and review season regulations for the 2012 fall hunting seasons online through the IDNR website. Hunting information is available at www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting, including a link to a PDF version of the Illinois Digest of Hunting and Trapping Regulations for 2012-2013. Online Dove Permits: Online applications are being accepted... Read more »

A guide to hunting and fishing activities in southern Illinois

A guide to hunting and fishing activities in southern Illinois
Outdoor writer Don Gassaway sent this story over on behalf of the Williamson County Tourism. Don gets into the outdoors quite a bit, especially in southern Illinois.  Its one of the most beautiful parts of Illinois and it has loads of fishing and hunting possibilities.   Here’s what Don has to say. Teal and Largemouth bass... Read more »

Fish not biting? Try frog gigging.

As the sun settled down behind the horizon, not far from the DesPlaines River, we heard our first “Barooomp, baroomp” echoing across the lilypad laden backwaters.  Before jumping out of the truck I ran through my checklist— bug spray, cooler, knife, flashlight, and gig. Gig? Yep, a long wooden pole with barbed spear forming a... Read more »
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Boulder Junction Celebrates 56th Annual Musky Jamboree

Boulder Junction Celebrates 56th Annual Musky Jamboree
The Musky Capital of the World, Boulder Junction in Vilas County Wisconsin hosts its 56th Annual Musky Jamboree. Tradition meets excitement in Boulder Junction at the 56th Annual Musky Jamboree presented by the Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce.  The event features three days of family-friendly fun, music and of course delicious fish from Friday, August... Read more »