Posts in category "Boating"

Outdoor Reports and Photos

Outdoor Reports and Photos
If you have any outdoor news, reports, or photos you’d like to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor Reports and Photos – Photos are at the end of this blog Illinois Deer Archery Update from the IL DNR Through Sunday, October 15, 2017, Illinois archery deer hunters harvested a preliminary total of7,793 deer, compared to... Read more »

Latest News, Photos, Reports

Latest News, Photos, Reports
If you have any outdoor news, photos or reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. The Latest News, Photos and Reports – Photos are at the end of the Blog Chicago River and Lake Front Report by Pat Harrison Well the weather is still playing it’s tricks on us for sure surface temps from 73... Read more »

Outdoor news, photos and fishing reports

Outdoor news, photos and fishing reports
Outdoor News, Photos, and Fishing Reports If you have any outdoor news, photos or fishing reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net.  Photos are at the end of this blog. Chicago River Fishing Report by Pat Harrison Fishing is off a bit with the up and down weather for sure. Out a couple times last... Read more »
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Outdoor News and Fishing Reports

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports
If you have any outdoor news, photos, or fishing reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Photos are at the end of this blog. Local Pond Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  Bass have been very good on area lakes. Working a 4 1/4 inch senko along outside  weedlines have produced numbers in the... Read more »

Time to think Boating Safety

Time to think Boating Safety
Stopping in at some of the boat shops is getting to be a pretty popular thing right about now.  Following Memorial Day weekend is usually the time when boat owners get their rigs out on the water for the first time each year. Picking up much needed supplies, getting the boat tuned up and replacing... Read more »

There's more than Fishing in Land O Lakes

Memorial Day is over. The piers are in.  The boat lift is in and full.  Flowers are planted. All the chores to prep the cabin  for summer are completed.   Now you just need a couple good excuses to enjoy the north woods! Here are two great events, and both of them help Land O’ Lakes.... Read more »
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Midwest Kayak Fishing Symposium

Midwest Kayak Fishing Symposium
Rocktown Adventures, a specialty outdoor retailer and adventure club, will be hosting the second annual Midwest Kayak Fishing Symposium on May 20 and 21 at Rock Cut State Park in Loves Park, IL. This educational and family-friendly event is designed for anglers and paddlers of all skill levels. “We are excited to be hosting this... Read more »

Boat Registration Info

Boat Registration Info
The IDNR informs us that boat owners in Illinois need to check their three-year boat registration/decal and renew their registration if it expires on June 30, 2017.  Renewing watercraft registration can be done online through the IDNR website at www.dnr.illinois.gov. Renewal can also be done by phone by calling 1-866-867-3542.  To renew registration, have available the watercraft’s... Read more »

Batteries – The Lifeblood of Your Boat

  Some things that boaters may let slip by as something all that important are the batteries that are found within.  Batteries are often stowed under the deck of the boat.  Maybe they’re placed in black plastic boxes and stashed under a seat.  In most cases, batteries are out of sight and unfortunately, out of... 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 »