Archive for July 2012

Walleyes Unlimited announces August speakers

Walleyes Unlimited USA – August 2012 Speakers Wednesday August 8th – Tom Garlock – Summertime Bass Fishing in Southern Wisconsin Master outdoorsman & licensed guide Tom Garlock fishes & hunts from the Petenwell Flowage to Delavan in southern Wisconsin. Tom will be unlocking some of his secrets on these southeast Wisconsin bodies of water for... Read more »

Salmon Unlimited News

President’s Report July is Salmon-A-Rama time, which means time to go to Wisconsin for some great fun, good fishing and one of the best tournament periods of the year. I love Wisconsin and the states’ people, but let’s face it, people up der have some strange habits.  For instance, their major food groups are Beer,... Read more »

Illinois Outdoors reviews a 2012 Chevy Tahoe

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Last month I had the opportunity to test drive a Chevy Tahoe on a trip to Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. i was very pleased to find that the vehicle offered a smooth ride and had a most comfortable interior.  The power front seats in this vehicle were air conditioned too.  Wow, one never knows the advantage... Read more »
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Chevy Silverado 2500 is ALL TRUCK

Chevy runs deep in my family — my dad drove Chevy’s, and I drive Chevy’s. I’ve owned and driven their cars, half-ton pickups, and Blazers- the big ones before there was such a thing as an “SUV”. So when I had the opportunity to drive a Silverado 2500 HD on my last fishing trip to... Read more »

Forest Lake Country Store July News and Photo Gallery

Sorry, this is a pretty nice Pike.  Had to start the gallery with this one.
I’ve recently returned from my trip to the Northwoods.  The weather while I was there was a real treat.  Mother Nature held nothing back to water the plants.  We had a lot of wind and rain.  But despite all that, I was able to catch some nice fish.  And regardless of the weather, I always... Read more »

Hot fishing report from Lake Shelbyville

It’s hot outside that’s for sure.  And at Shelbyville Lake in central Illinois it’s even a bit warmer.  None the less, fishing guide Steve Welch has been out and here’s his report… The temps outside are just boiling but the only good thing about that is the white bass feed heavily at daylight and again... Read more »
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Fish can have difficult times with summer's heat

Fish can have difficult times with summer's heat
Low water, hot weather, make conditions ripe for fish kills in Illinois’ rivers, streams and ponds. The anticipated long stretch of hot, dry weather and low water levels in Illinois will set the stage for fish kills this summer in water bodies from small ponds to large backwater lakes along large rivers in the state. ... Read more »

Vanishing Paradise Hails Congressional Progress on RESTORE Act

Vanishing Paradise Hails Congressional Progress on RESTORE Act
Legislation will dedicate $5 to $21 billion to Gulf Coast restoration The coalition of more than 700 national state and local hunting and fishing organizations and businesses that is Vanishing Paradise praised the Senate and House for reaching an agreement on a Surface Transportation Extension Act conference report that includes the RESTORE Act. The RESTORE... Read more »