Archive for August 2013

Boulder Jct. has new bike trails

Boulder Jct. has new bike trails
One of my favorite areas to visit is the Boulder Junction area of Wisconsin.  Actually I’ll be up there this weekend and probably again in October. Over the last few years I’ve notice how well received the bike trails are in the Boulder Jct. area.  There’s always someone or a family enjoying a ride through... Read more »

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
Less than 24 hours from now I’ll be heading north on Rt. 51.   First stop will be the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  From there off to Minnesota for the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Fall Fishing Trip.  We’ll about 50 people  from the Chicagoland area on Lake Mille Lacs.  I’m not sure if I’ll make it to... Read more »

Don’t Just Shoot ‘em, Eat ‘em!

Don’t worry; I’m not trying to take anyone job away here.  I’m the farthest thing there is from being Chef Boy O Boy, but I do cook up the fish and game that I harvest.  With the dove season here, I would like to share one recipe with you that will probably cause you to... Read more »
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Summertime Pond Fishing

Summertime Pond Fishing
It’s warm outside isn’t it?  The dog days of summer are here and we may be shying away from wetting a line.  I say, “Don’t do it!”   Some nice fish can be caught and quite often we don’t have to go far from home to catch, “The Big One”. Do you know that the statement... Read more »

A fall trip to Lake Geneva is a good option that's not that far away

A fall trip to Lake Geneva is a good option that's not that far away
I’ve taken many trips to Lake Geneva over the years.  For me, the best time for this close-to-home destination is in the fall.  The scenery is beautiful and the fishing is fantastic.  Getting up the the Lake Geneva area many times has also shown me that there’s much more to see and do for the... Read more »

Fishing Reports, Pics, and News

Fishing Reports, Pics, and News
Illinois River Report by Don Dz… Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show pro-staffers Roger Wright and Jeff Novak and I fished the Seneca area of the Illinois River area on Saturday.  There were 3 boat trailers in the Seneca boat lauch parking lot upon our arrival at about 9 AM but around 30 when we returned... Read more »
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Ragus Outdoors - Oak Lawn High School Bass Tournement scheduled

Ragus Outdoors - Oak Lawn High School Bass Tournement scheduled
The Rajus Outdoors – Oak Lawn High School Bass Tournament is Chicagoland’s kick off for not only the school year but also the High School fishing for many schools here in Illinois. Oak Lawn High School’s Spartan fishing team was the Plano – Frabill and Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show’s High School fishing team of... Read more »

Illinois Youth Firearm Deer Hunt is October 12-14

Illinois Youth Firearm Deer Hunt is October 12-14
All Hunters Reminded of Blaze Orange Requirement During Youth Hunt The 2013 Illinois Youth Firearm Deer Hunt is Oct. 12-14 for those hunters with a valid Youth Deer Permit who have not reached their 16th birthday by the first day of the hunt.  Youth Deer Permits are available over-the-counter at license vendors throughout the state. ... Read more »

Tips for the Camping Season

We have just experienced the Memorial Day Weekend and if you are a camper you may have your first trip of the year under your belt already.  This past weekend is traditionally the first for trip of the season family camping.  Were you ready to go?  If so, great!  But if your first trip is... Read more »
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Powerton Lake re-opens.... and more news

Powerton Lake re-opens.... and more news
Here is some of the latest news from the Illinois DNR. Powerton Open:  Powerton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area has reopened for boat and bank fishing following a levee rmaintenance project. Powerton Lake SFWA hours are 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. through September 30 and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. beginning October 1. Johnson-Sauk... Read more »