Archive for November 2014

Early ice melting away

Early ice melting away
I received an email from Marcy at Hermann’s Lowlife Bar and Grill.  She monitors the ice condition at Nielsen’s Channel by Port Barrington, IL.  This is one of the first spots to ice over and allow ice anglers out on hard water.  This is her report for today. Today was a good fishing day, heard... Read more »

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
The snow in Chicagoland is nothing like that which is being seen in the Northwoods of Wisconsin right now.  However the chill in the air seems to be the same.  So with a warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate, hearing about what’s happening up north is welcomed news. December 2014 Northwoods News from the... Read more »

TV and Radio Hosts Free Contest - Ends Nov 30

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Illinois Outdoors TV along with the Fishing and Outdoor Radio are co-sponsoring a fun contest where you can win an New Abu Garcia FANTASISTA Fishing rod. This is a top of the line, high end rod that sells for $499.00. In a recent interview with Kevin Jarnigen from Abu Garcia, he is now adding to... Read more »
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Report Updates

Report Updates
I recently received some report updates as well as a few photos.  Here they are.  Hopefully they’ll help you with your decisions for hunting or fishing this holiday weekend.  If you have a report or photo to share send it to iloutdoors@comcast.net Pond report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  I tried to get one... Read more »

Outdoor Reports and News

Outdoor Reports and News
Here are the latest reports and news from the outdoors.  If you have a report, news or photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Walleyes Unlimited news by Bob Clark Additional information regarding the Wisconsin meeting speaker for December. December 10th – The Walleyes Unlimited speaker at the  American Legion Greendale Post 416 | 6351... Read more »

Fishing the Rock River

Fishing the Rock River
During the dog days of summer, those who love to fish are always looking for a new hot spot.  There is one that I learned about and it just gets better and better as the fishing season seems to be shutting down.  But I’m not talking about bass, walleye or muskie fishing.  I’m talking catfishing... Read more »
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FREE Contest, win over $1000 in prizes

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As many of you may know, I am the producer and host of the Illinois Outdoors TV show.  I’m also co-host of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio show. Back in Septemeber, my co-host partner Jim DaRosa and I were at Kentucky Lake for an Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers annual conference.  One of our... Read more »

Fishing and hunting news and reports

Husker with a nice pond bass
Send in your fishing  and hunting reports as well as outdoors news to share with others.  iloutdoors@comcast.net Local Pond fishing report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don, I know November equals deer season, but I can’t seem to put the rod down. Trophy fish can still be had . A strike king bitsy bug jig... Read more »

How long will the Pond Fishing Last?

How long will the Pond Fishing Last?
I’ve been writing outdoor articles for nearly 30 years now.  And one of the pleasures that I get from it all are the emails and photos that readers send to me on occasion.  It’s great to hear how you are doing and I really appreciate the comments when you catch some fish using the suggestions... Read more »
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