Archive for March 2013

DNR News for March

2013 Illinois Licenses Reminder:  Outdoors enthusiasts are reminded that Illinois’ new license year begins April 1.  Illinois fishing, hunting and sportsman’s combination licenses for 2013 are available from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website www.dnr.illinois.gov/online/Pages/default.aspx or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). The 2013 licenses will be valid through Mar. 31, 2014... Read more »

Walleyes Unlimited USA - April 2013 Speakers

Wed. April 10th – Franklin, WI Meeting Mike Orawiec and Gary Raymond–Walleyes Through the Seasons – Lake Erie Join our very own club members Mike Orawiec and Gary Raymond as they help unlock the big lakes secrets from ice out to the late fall patterns. Each of these speakers has put trophy fish in their... Read more »

Williamson County Tourism Bureau Wins IL. Governor’s Conference Award

Williamson County Tourism Bureau Wins IL. Governor’s Conference Award
I’m proud to say that the Williamson County Tourism Bureau is one of the sponsors of my TV show, Illinois Outdoors.  I’ve been working with them for the past several years and it’s really a pleasure to work with Shannon Johnson, the bureau’s Executive Director. Williamson County has been a favorite destination for me for... Read more »
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News from the Northwoods

News from the Northwoods
Last week I got to visit some good friends, Mark and Kris at the Forest Lake Country Store in Land O Lakes Wisconsin. Snow has arrived up north and there were snowmobilers everywhere.  Day and night I would see them on the trails. There were quite a few sledders having breakfast at the country store... Read more »

Too Much Snow

Too Much Snow
I know that the snow is nice to look at, but enough is enough. I’m glad I don’t have to deal with driving to work like many Chicagoans do, but I like to get out.  Bradiwood Lake opened on March 1 and although my boat is almost ready to hit the water, I have a... Read more »