Category: Outdoors Fun

Unique lodging in the Northwoods

I’m sharing this with my blog readers who enjoy the Northwoods of Wisconsin.   Helpful with finding winter lodging. Where can visitors stay in the north woods of Wisconsin? The Forest Lake Country Store is closed, the display racks are undergoing a makeover and we hope to have many new products when the doors swing open. We... Read more »

Great Christmas Gift for those who enjoy the outdoors

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Here’s something that’s different.  It’s very useful for the outdoors.   It can be used most year round while camping, traveling, and just being in the outdoors.   This short video tells it all.

Latest Outdoor News, Reports and Photos UPDATES

Latest Outdoor News, Reports and Photos UPDATES
If you have outdoor news, reports or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Latest Outdoor News and Reports.   Photos are at the end of this blog. ARCHERY DEER SEASON Through Sunday, November 12, 2017, Illinois archery deer hunters harvested a preliminary total of41,376 deer, compared to 36,587 for the same period in 2016. ... Read more »
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Northwoods News

Here is some Northwoods News from Mark at the Forest Lake Country Store in Land O Lakes WI News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin,,,   We can feel winter in the air, but we have not seen it on the ground,,, Until today (10/27)! Flurries all day, starting to stick in the... Read more »

Go North for Fall Colors and Great Fishing

Go North for Fall Colors and Great Fishing
Back in June I took a trip to the Northwoods of Wisconsin; actually two week long trips. It was a refreshing getaway from my local fishing scene here in Illinois. Yes, I often say that here in Illinois, great fishing is not that far away, but when considering that the Boulder Junction area of Wisconsin... Read more »

Go Deep for Fall Crappies

It’s getting close to that time of year when the crappies will school up and relate to vertical structure.  In come cases, they will suspend in deep water making it as if they are relating to their own vertical column created by hundreds upon hundreds of fish. Lakes here in northern Illinois are loaded with... Read more »
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HSHS Fishing 2017 Summer Trip to Wildcat Lodge

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Hinsdale South High School in Darien held their second fishing trip at Wildcat Lodge earlier this month.  A group of 30 high school fishing team members and chaperones enjoyed fishing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin on Big Kitten, Little Kitten and Wildcat Lakes. Fishing Team Coach Jim Bondi, a teacher at HSHS, said that the Wildcat... Read more »

Northwoods News and Events

Northwoods News and Events
News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin,,, Summer is here, there are many August events in the north woods! Sign up for your family and friends to receive our newsletter,,, click on the button below Newsletter Signup CLICK HERE Look at the itineraries and day trips around Land O’ Lakes.  Wow... Read more »

Northwoods Happenings

Northwoods Happenings
I’m heading north in a few days.   Glad my friend Mark Gostisha from the Forest Lake Country Store shares the latest news from the Northwoods.  It allows me to plan my trip since I’m able to know what’s going on in nearby communities in Vilas County.   Thanks Mark.    See you soon. News,... Read more »
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Fishing Reports and Outdoor News

Fishing Reports and Outdoor News
If you have fishing reports, news or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. OUTDOOR NEWS  –   Photos are at the end of this post. Northwoods Report by Don Dz Last week I was in Boulder Junction recording Illinois Outdoors TV Shows.  I got to fish with friends Jeff Novak who has a summer... Read more »