Archive for December 2013

Facebook's biggest moments for 2013 are mostly on fishing

So I’m buzzing through my Facebook page and note on the left side that I can review my top 20 moments for 2013.  Now how they pick these out I don’t know.  Maybe most views?  I can determine that it’s got nothing to do with most LIKES. Either way I was interested to see that... Read more »

Exelon Fishing Tournament helps tornado victims

Exelon Fishing Tournament helps tornado victims
The Braidwood Generating Station, host of the annual Fishing for a Cure tournament at Braidwood Lake will provide the event’s proceeds to benefit the Coal City and Diamond Disaster Relief Effort. Since Exelon’s Fishing for a Cure tournament began more than a decade ago, 16 local charities and community organizations have benefited from its proceeds.... Read more »

First ice report with fish caught

First ice report with fish caught
I just received an email from Marcy at Hermann’s Lowlife Bar and Grill.  They provide parking so ice anglers can have access to Nielsen’s Channel in Port Barrington, IL.  This is one of Illinois’ first areas to get ice that allows anglers to walk on water.  It’s also one of the most popular locations for... Read more »
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Photos from an upcoming Illinois Outdoors TV Show

Photos from an upcoming Illinois Outdoors TV Show
On a trip to Grand Rapids Minnesota, I was able to fish through ice that was over 30 inches thick.  It was amazing.  Wheather I fished from an ice shelter or an ice house, I was comfortable and having fun catching fish with many of the fine folks from the Frabill company. We caught a... Read more »

Fishing/Hunting Reports and News & Photos

Fishing/Hunting Reports and News & Photos
Do you have a fishing or hunting report?  How about outdoor news?  Send your information and photos to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Ice Report by Marcy at Hermann’s Lowlife Bar and Grill 26 Nov 13 – Hello everyone! Boy have we missed all of you! I think this is going to be a much better season than the... Read more »

Roger Wright does Radio Show promo

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The  Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show has four pro-staff members, Jeff Novak, Robin Rogers, Dan Stefanich and Roger Wright. While out taping a Illinois Outdoors TV show last month, Roger got in front of the camera to do a short promo for the Radio Show. What do you think?  Did he do a good job?
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Illinois Outdoors TV reviews Garmin Delta Sport Dog Training Collars

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You’ve read about it in several posts that I have two German Shorthaired Pointers.  There’s no argument that these are great hunting dogs, however they are full spirited dogs.  They have a need for training and have responded very well to what we’ve done for the dogs. They are part of the family. Working with... Read more »