Archive for February 2014

Listen to our inteview with Bassmaster Classic winner Randy Howell

On Wednesday, February 26th Jim DaRosa and I of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show had Bassmaster Classic winner Randy Howell on as a guest. What a great and exciting interview.  Randy told us how he came from behind (in 12th place on day 3) on a hunch  and won the most prestegious bass fishing tournament... Read more »

Fishing reports, photos and news

Fishing reports, photos and news
Got news, reports or photos?  Share them by sending to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Chicagoland Muskie Hunters News by Dean Rosset Hi guys-Hope most of the snow is gone. Usually we get our first contest entry of the year in March!! Here is info on our MAJOR fund raiser of the year–the Flea Market on Sat Mar 8... Read more »

Northwoods News from the Forest Lake Country Store

Northwoods News from the Forest Lake Country Store
Last week I was in the Northwoods of Wisconsin with my wife Judy.  One thing is for sure, there’s no shortage of snow up there.  Snowmobilers were in Seventh Heaven.   Thy were everywhere.  Local clubs do a great job grooming the trails.  I did get to go ice fishing, but must say it was a... Read more »
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Fishing Reports and News

If you have any fishing reports or photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcacst.net. Boulder Junction Ice Report by Don Dziedzina I just returned from a week up in Boulder Jct., Wisconsin.  I stayed at the Wildcat Lodge that’s located just north of town.  It’s a great area because there are over 190 lakes all... Read more »

Like Chicago, Boulder Junction has snow

Like Chicago, Boulder Junction has snow
Chicago has been hammered with snow this winter.   We’re creeping up to 70 inches so far of that white stuff and well, you’d think we’d be use to that by now. I’m up in Boulder Junction Wisconsin this week.  I got to drive for a couple hours through freezing rain then the last half hour... Read more »

Winter fishing means a light bite

Winter fishing means a light bite
Photo DzILStriper – While fishing sauger on the Illinois River by Starved Rock, stripers can take your bait too.     This weather has been a chiller for me.  We went from nice warm weather to cold nights and cool days.  On top of that when I look out the window all I see is snow, snow, snow.... Read more »
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Lake of Egypt Bassin'

Lake of Egypt Bassin'
The weather has been up for grabs during January and is been cold.  As far as I’m concerned, I’m ready for warmer weather, warm water, and getting out of the house. For those who love to fish open water and want to get away from the ice and snow, one place where you can go... Read more »

Fishing reports and news

Fishing reports and news
The following fishing reports and news releases have been recently received to share with my readers.   If you have a fishing report and photos, please email them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Shabbona Lake Report byKen Husker O’Malley Hey Don,  I hit Shabbona yesterday. The auger got a workout. Ice is almost at 2 feet. Crappie and bluegill... Read more »

Radio Show does remote broadcast with guest Larry Nixon

Larry Nixon with Jim and Don
Bedford Sales on west Route 6 in Morris, Illinois had their annual open house this weekend.  Bedford Sales is Illinois largest Ranger boat dealership. At the open house Jim DaRosa and I were hired to do a live broadcase of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show for two hours this morning.   One of our guests... Read more »
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Deer Hunters — Take This Survey!

Changes to the 2014-15 Illinois deer seasons are on the way. It’s going to happen. So now is your chance to voice your opinion as the Department of Natural Resources prepares to put the changes in motion. These changes may include the closing of the late season hunts and the reduction of over-the-counter sales of... Read more »