Archive for February 2017

Latest Outdoor News

Latest Outdoor News
If you have outdoor news, reports or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST OUTDOOR NEWS Photos are at the end of this post. Wisconsin Fishing Expo in Madison this Weekend Anglers can expect the same quality vendors, and many new ones as well, but the new second floor will feature a extensive wildlife... Read more »

Open Water Fishing is Here

Open Water Fishing is Here
It’s been an unusual winter for sure.  I remember that right around Christmas we still had no ice to speak of in northern Illinois lakes.  Local ponds, Shabbona, the Fox Chain of Lakes and our rivers all had open water but no one was going out.  The hunting season kept us busy as our winterized... Read more »

Fishing the Des Plaines River

Fishing the Des Plaines River
I wondered if we’d ever get any ice but it did come.  Ice here in Illinois has been s a bit slim as far north as the Fox Chain of Lakes as of mid January.   We should now know by now how all that has changed.  Sure was odd to see temps in the high... Read more »
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Outdoor News - UPDATE February 13, 2017

Outdoor News - UPDATE  February 13, 2017
This is the latest in outdoor news.  If you have news, photos, or reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News – UPDATE February 13, 2017 Photos are at the end of this Blog Wisconsin Fishing Expo to add Second Floor Anglers can expect the same quality vendors, and many new ones as well,... Read more »

Wisconsin Fishing Expo

Wisconsin Fishing Expo
In just a few weeks I’ll be at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo in Madison Wisconsin.   It would be great for readers who are in the are to stop by the Wildcat Lodge Booth.   I’ll be there February 24, 25 and 26, 2017. The show is at the Allient Energy Center in Madison.  This... Read more »

Panfish Tips for Spring

Panfish Tips for Spring
I enjoy the winter.  Hunting, ice fishing (when I can) and the outdoor shows are all great.  It all makes the cold weather season pass quickly.  But I’d like to share with you that one of the favorite pastimes for me and so many others is going after panfish.  With that in getting ready for... Read more »
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