Archive for May 2014

Fishing Reports, News and Photos

Fishing Reports, News and Photos
Walleye Limits Raised in Iron County Wisconsin by Don Dziedzina I just received some great information from the Mercer Chamber of Commerce regarding the Wisconsin DNR making an announceent only moments ago about raising the walleye limits on some Iron County lakes. Walleye bag limits are increased as of tomorrow (May 23, 2014) on 447... Read more »

Young Teen Nets 7 Lb Bass at Shabbona Lake

Young Teen Nets 7 Lb Bass at Shabbona Lake
Here’s something worth sharing.  Denny Sands from Shabbona Lakeside sent me a photo of Mark Urba, Jr., age 14, from Manhattan, Il., who caught a 7 pound, 24″ Largemouth Bass at Shabbona Lake on Saturday May 17th.   Mark Jr. was fishing with his dad, Mark Urba, Sr. Mark was throwing a jig with a... Read more »

Fishing Reports and News

Fishing Reports and News
The fishing season is here and although we had a cool and damp week, people are still getting out and catching fish.  How about sharing your fishing report and photos of you’re prize catch.  Email them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Heidecke Lake Report from Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  I hit Heidecke yesterday. Fishing was very slow.... Read more »
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Hobie Kayaks and Boats on Illinois Outdoors TV

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Earlier in May I attended the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers Cast N Blast on Lake Chautauqua in New York. What a beautiful destination.  Many people think of only two things when you mention visiting New York; the Big Apple and Niagara Falls.  Well, believe it or not, New York State is a great... Read more »

Fishing Report

Fishing Report
Here is the latest fishing report for you.  If you have a report and photos, send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. New York Fishing Report by Don Dziedzina I just returned from New York where I was able to fish a few bodies of water.  All different, all great.  Started out fishing the lower Niagara River.  What a... Read more »

Northwoods Report

Northwoods Report
I just looked at the calendar and noticed that I’m about 2 weeks out of heading to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  Can’t wait.   I just got a report the other day the the ice is finally gone. It won’t take long for the lakes to warm up.  And from my friend Mark at the Forest... Read more »
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A good day on the Niagara River

A good day on the Niagara River
While in the Niagara area of  New York, I had the opportunity to fish with fellow outdoor writer Curt Hicken from southern Illinois.  We fished the Niagara River with Captain Jeff Draper of Draper Sportfishing and Gerry Benedicto, General Manager of Seaguar Fishing Line. Although I didn’t get a fish that, I was okay with... Read more »