Archive for March 2014

Four New Lakes Open for 2014 Spring Trout Season

Nathan Stefanich is all smiles on opening day of the 2013 trout season. He beat his Dad to the first fish with a pink jig and Berkley Powerbait.
The 2014 Illinois Inland Trout Season officially opens on Saturday, April 5. The limit is 5 trout per day, but many lakes may have site-specific regulations. Check the site signs or get more info on the IDNR website. Fishermen that are planning to catch trout need a 2014 Fishing License (last year’s expires on March... Read more »

Seeing Structure

A friend sent a link to me that was from the website.   It’s about photos from high tide and low tide. I find the photos quite interesting and helps prove the point that I’ve talked about in many seminars.   Take a look at the photos.  By clicking on each one you’ll see what the immediate... Read more »

CWD Discovered in Will County

Dan Stefanich harvested this deer on a Late winter CWD hunt in Grundy County. The deer did not have CWD.
The first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Illinois was reported in Boone County in November of 2002. Since then, the disease has continued to trickle into the Illinois deer herd, mostly into the counties bordering Wisconsin. But now it’s in Will County. A deer harvested as part of the Forest Preserve culling program... Read more »

Classic TV

It’s 9:15 AM and while doing some work on the computer, I’m watching the Bassmaster Classic on ESPN. If you have not clicked on the link in my previous post, allowing you to hear the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show interview that Jim DaRosa and I did with the Classic Winner, Randy Howell, you’ll be... Read more »