Posts in category "Hunting"

Avian Cholera Outbreak Earlier This Winter Claimed 300 Birds; Not a Threat to Overall Waterfowl Populations

Avian Cholera Outbreak Earlier This Winter Claimed 300 Birds; Not a Threat to Overall Waterfowl Populations
I received the following information from the IL DNR today regarding dead waterfowl being found by goose hunters.   It’s worth sharing. I do recall many times hearing about dead Canada Geese being found around Lake Sedgewick in Orland Park.  This has always been of big concern to local residents who walk the trail around the... Read more »

Fishing Reports and News

Jakob, ice fishing, walleye - Photo LOW MN Tourism
Do you have any outdoor news or fishing/hunting reports?  Send them with photos to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Here’s the latest. Fox River Shiver Fundraiser with Hermann’s Lowlife Bar & Grill by Marcy Hi, Marcy here! Hope y’all are doing fine, and have been able to get out on the ice plenty of times! This is not really... Read more »

Outdoor reports and news

Outdoor reports and news
It’s been a busy week being at the Chicagoland Fishing< Travel and Outdoor Expo.  It was great to see a lot of old friends and make some new ones.  The show was busy with a record breaking attendance for the opener on Saturday.  I guess that Jim DaRosa of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show... Read more »
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Outdoor News and Reports

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This last week I was in attendance at the SHOT Show.  This has to be the largest outdoor sports trade show in the world.  Although the majority of items seen at this show fit in to the shooting sports, there were quite a few other items that any outdoors person would enjoy. Well, now that... Read more »

Outdoor Reports - Update - Safe Ice at Nielsen's Channel

Outdoor Reports - Update - Safe Ice at Nielsen's Channel
Happy New Year everyone.  Here are the latest fishing, hunting and outdoor reports received during this Holiday season.  I’ll be adding more as they come in but wanted to get this one out early in case some of you are traveling.   Maybe after all the family visits, you can have a day on the water... Read more »

Why do we hunt?

Why do we hunt?
We’re more than a month into the hunting season. Upland game opened on the 1st of November.  Deer hunting opened a month before that. Many of us have done well so far and yet many are also looking forward to see how the rest of the season progresses. So far the 2014 deer harvest is... Read more »
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Fishing and hunting reports and news (Updated Ice Report)

Fishing and hunting reports  and news (Updated Ice Report)
Here is the lates fishing and hutning reports that I’ve received.   If you have reports and photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Nielsen Channel Report by Marcy (12/19/14) Sorry folks, still no good ice. It is all skimmed over, no water on top, but it’s not thick. Maybe we’ll get a measurement tomorrow… Marcy... Read more »

Outdoor News and Reports

Outdoor News and Reports
If you have outdoor news, a fishing or hunting report or photos to share, send to iloutdoors@comcast.net.   Illinois Outdoors TV and Fishing & Outdoor Radio FANTASISTA Rod Contest Update Thank you all for submitting your short videos trying to say the name FANTASISTA.  You all did a great job.  All of the videos have... Read more »

‘Wired Arrow TV’ Owners, Pro-Staff, Charged With Illegal Harvest of 18 Deer

I just received the press release pasted below into this blog from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. I’ve never seen the Wired Arrow TV show.  I don’t know any of the people involved and really can’t even tell you if it’s a show that can be seen in the Chicagoland market.  But when the... Read more »
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Three good reasons to get out bird hunting

Three good reasons to get out bird hunting
I enjoy getting out to do some pheasant hunting.   I belong to the Rooster Heaven Hunt Club in Forrest Illinois.   It’s a great club with thousands of acres of land to hunt, the fields are easy to walk and because it’s a private club, I can hunt up as many birds as I want. Now... Read more »