Archive for January 2013

Pike Pic brings out Pickling Recipe

Pike Pic brings out Pickling Recipe
The clock is ticking and it won’t be long before I head north to Boulder Junction Wisconsin. Many of our smaller ponds have had the ice melt away.  I drove across the Rt. 12 Bridge at the Fox Chain O Lakes last Friday and there was open water  all around the bridge.  For ice fishing,... Read more »

Fish, Golf, Skate and Bowl on Frozen Boulder Lake

I’m there!  A little over a month from now I’m heading for Boulder Junction to tape some TV shows on ice fishing.  Can’t wait. What’s nice about this upcoming trip is that my wife Judy is excited about going up there as well.  It’s the Boulder Junction area, more than just fishing, hunting and the... Read more »

See us at the Boat Show

See us at the Boat Show
Today is opening day for the Boat Show…  The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show will be doing a live broadcast at the 2013 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show tonight, Wednesday,  January 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Hosts Jim DaRosa and I will have informative interviews with Show Manager Keith Ogulnick, and... Read more »
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An update on the deer archery season from the DNR

An update on the deer archery season from the DNR
IDNR Forest Wildlife Program Manager Paul Shelton provided this update on Illinois archery deer season…. As of January 6, 2013, Illinois archery deer harvest stood at 56,904, compared to 59,176 taken during the same time period last year.  Two weeks of hunting remain in the season. Sex ratios of the harvest to date are 49.5%... Read more »

Nielsen's Channel Ice Report

Marcy at Hermann’s Lowlife Bar and Grill wrote to me today. “Four inches everywhere they tell me. I mean, guys have been out there all weekend…”, Marcy said  “Happy New Year! Will send out a notice when Ice Derby is scheduled…” It appears that ice fishing is here. Don’t forget all safety rules.  Four inches... Read more »

Kankakee River Fishing Report

I received another fishing report from the Godfather of the Kankakke River and Illinois Conservation Foundation Hall of Famer, Ed Mullady…. Another year!  Not very much doing in the way of people fishing in the river at this time.  As of today (1/1/13)  the ice is not safe to go ice fishing on, and if... Read more »
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