Posts in category "Outdoors Fun"

3 Days of Frozen Tozen in Boulder Junction

3 Days of Frozen Tozen in Boulder Junction
This is an event that I’ve enjoyed for several years.  Unless you’re able to experience it, you have no idea how much fun it is to have fun outdoors,  enjoying the snow, ice on a lake, and the party atmosphere of Boulder Junction’s Frozen Tozen.   It’s coming about a month from now so take... Read more »

Illinois Outdoors TV reviews Forest Lake Country Store Dining

Traveling to the northwoods of Wisconsin always includes some dining at supper clubs, breakfast diners and country stores. One please that I visit often is the Forest Lake Country Store.   Owner, Mark Gostisha is the one who sends out monthly newsletters sharing informatoin about nearby communities and places to see as well as things... 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Photos from an Illinois Outdoors TV Shoot

Photos from an Illinois Outdoors TV Shoot
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to do a TV show at the Rooster Heaven Hunt Club in Forrest, Illinois. The guests on my show were Rooster Heaven manager T. Cope and club member Jon Leicht.  This show informs the viewers of the advantages of hunting with a guide and how you can learn... Read more »

Wild Barb Carey and Gary N-Ski on the Niagara River

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This is a little snippet from a new Illinois Outdoors TV Show where Wild Barb and Gary talk about the Niagara River while visiting the Falls. You’ll also see a couple of the fish caught by Don Dziedzina when he fished the Niagara River out of Lewiston New York. The entire show will air on... Read more »

Outdoor News and Reports September 7, 2016

Outdoor News and Reports   September 7, 2016
If you have  any outdoor news, reports or photos you’d like to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. OUTDOOR NEWS   (Photos are at the end of this blog) Chicago River Report by Capt. Pat Harrison Surface temps in the mid to lower 70’s and the fish are moving a bit. We caught Bass on jigs and... Read more »
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Outdoor News and Reports August 25, 2016

Outdoor News and Reports August 25, 2016
If you have  any outdoor news, reports or photos you’d like to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News for August 25, 2016   Photos are at the end of this Post. Chicago River Report by Pat Harrison Last week was a hot one surface temps in the mid eighties most of the week with... Read more »