Archive for December 2016

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin,,, Winter has settled into Land O’ Lakes.  Double digits below zero before Christmas.  We cannot get our staff or even our own kids to pose outside for a new picture,,, The snowmobile trails opened at noon on December 14th.  There was a fair bit... Read more »

Latest News and Reports Update - 30 December 2016

Latest News and Reports    Update - 30 December 2016
If you have outdoor news, photos or reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News and Reports    Photos are at the end of the Blog   Local Pond Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley This Week – Hey Don,  Our spring like temps (earlier this week) are not helping out the ice on area lakes. Some... Read more »

Some photos from back in the old days.... for me

Some photos from back in the old days....   for me
Clearing off my desk in the office caused me to come upon a box with some old photos.  Yes, these were photos printed at the local Walgreens or Osco, not ones picked up off a CD or DVD. Got a little bit of a kick seeing photos that brought back some great memories from fishing... Read more »
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Northwoods News

Northwoods News
News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin,,, Our family adventure at the Forest Lake Country Store continues into 2017! As this letter is written the store is in a seasonal closure.   This is the time of year we do deep cleaning and upgrades inside the store.  We plot and plan... Read more »

Steve Lessard Takes Home the Crown for the 2016 Hobie Fishing Worlds Championship

Steve Lessard Takes Home the Crown for the 2016 Hobie Fishing Worlds Championship
After yielding fish, fun and friendships over a few cold ones combined with shrimp and crawfish, eleven North American World Championship Team members have just returned to their respective states from the Leeville area of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.  There they represented the USA and Canada for the sixth annual Hobie Fishing World Championship (HFW6) presented... Read more »

Latest News, Photos and Reports December 13, 2016

Chuck Smock with Smallmouth Bass from Lower Niagara RIver  Photo Niagara USA Tourism
If you have outdoor news or photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Latest News and Reports – December 13, 2016   Photos are at the end of this blog. Northwoods Report by Don Dz… Last week I was in Boulder Jct. Wisconsin.  The weather was cool and during that week, air temps did not... Read more »
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Enjoy Shabbona Ice

Enjoy Shabbona Ice
A year round favorite for walleyes, crappies and musky is Shabbona Lake.  During the ice season, it’s primarily considered a panfish lake, but if you look around to see what other ice anglers are doing, you’ll find that some many other species of fish are being caught. With safe ice on Shabbona Lake, located just... Read more »

Trailer for New Illinois Outdoors TV Show

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Last week I was able to get a new TV show on a hunt at Rooster Heaven Hunt Club.   The video here is a trailer with a snippit of the hunt. If you’d like to see the entire TV show, they’re right here on my ChicagoNow blog on the TV Shows, Product Reviews and... Read more »