Archive for July 2016

Latest Reports and News - August 1, 2016

Latest Reports and News - August 1, 2016
LATEST REPORTS AND NEWS   (Photos are at the end of this Blog) Chicago River Fishing Report by Pat Harrison Last week was a good week on the Chicago River. Had some Great Groups out and we caught fish every trip, 7 species in all Sm Lg Mouth White Bass Crappie Bluegill Perch Catfish. Numbers... Read more »

Warm Weather Fishing

Warm Weather Fishing
The last couple weeks of fishing was extremely difficult, and in a number of ways. With the temperatures being in the 90s, coupled with stifling humidity, being outdoors has been miserable.  If you stayed in doors, it was a wise move. This week some cooler weather came back to our area and I can imagine... Read more »

Boulder Junction is Celebrating 60 years of Musky Jamboree this Summer!

Boulder Junction is Celebrating 60 years of Musky Jamboree this Summer!
The Musky Capital of the World® is celebrating 60 years of Musky Jamborees this summer, from Friday, August 12 thru Sunday, August 14, 2016, with a variety of activities happening each day: The festivities kick off with a bang on Friday night, August 12, from 7-10 pm, with live music by Hip Pocket at our street party... Read more »
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Latest News and Reports July 20, 2016

Latest News and Reports July 20, 2016
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS  (PHOTOS AT THE END OF THE BLOG) Local Pond Fishing Report by Ken HUSKER O”Malley Hey Don, Larger bass have been good on area lakes. Focus on the outside weedlines utilizing... Read more »

Froggin’ Neighborhood Ponds

   Froggin’ Neighborhood Ponds
Outside of the weekends, it would probably be a good bet that most of the fishing at our neighborhood ponds is during the evening hours.  Actually with summer’s heat, fishing while the sun is low in the sky is a bit more comfortable, cooler and at a time when the fish are biting a little... Read more »

Product Review - Rheos Floating Sunglasses

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I had the opportunity to try out and review a pair of floating sunglasses made bby Rheos. I really liked them.  They are very light, the polarization of the lenses and the look of being very stylish are all a plus for these sunglases.  But what’s best is that they float.  I’ve lost several pair... Read more »
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Photo of Exploded Fishing Rod

Photo of Exploded Fishing Rod
Have you ever heard about getting off the water when a storm is moving in?  It’s a wise thing to do that’s for sure. Many anglers will push it a bit too far and take chances but it really isn’t worth it.  The photo that I display here should convince you of that. As has... Read more »

Latest News and Reports, July 2016 UPDATE

Latest News and Reports, July 2016  UPDATE
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS Check Your Boat Registration:  The IDNR reminds boat owners in Illinois to check their three-year boat registration/decal and renew their registration if it expires on June 30, 2016.  Renewing watercraft registration can... Read more »