Posts tagged "Asian carp"

Illinois DNR News

Just a few weeks ago I had Chris Young from the Illinois DNR on the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show to talk about the recent changes in Perch fishing regulations on Lake Michigan.  Perching now is open in July. Chris just sent me his monthly IL DNR News report and I’d like to share it... Read more »

Fishing Reports and News June 16

Fishing Reports and News    June 16
I just returned from a trip to Lake Geneva in Wisconsin.  Many may think that this is a destination for boating, swimming on the beach, visiting the local restaurants, pubs and shops.   Many anglers know it as a great destination for fishing as well, and it is.  It was a great trip so let me... Read more »

Illinois Outdoors TV reviews 2015 Chevy Tahoe

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On a recent trip to Mercer Wisconsin I had the opportunity to use a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV.  Chevrolet is a corproate member of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers.  I’m a member and on the Board of Directors. Having a working relationship with Chevrolet, I get to enjoy test drives on their tow... Read more »
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Illinois DNR News

This the latest news sent out by the Illinois DNR.  Many items need for you to act on soon. Apply Now for Resident Firearm/Muzzleloader Deer Permits:  Resident Illinois deer hunters can apply online through April 30 for the first lottery drawings for 2014 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader-only deer season permits through DNR Direct.  Just click... Read more »

On the Road Again! Radio Show to do remote broadcast at Bass Pro Bolingbrook

On the Road Again!  Radio Show to do remote broadcast at Bass Pro Bolingbrook
Yes, we’re on the road again.  The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show will be doing a remote broadcast at a special time, Saturday, March 8 from Noon to 2 PM at the Bass Pro Shops store in Bolingbrook as part of their annual Spring Classic. Jim DaRosa and I will be there interviewing many of... Read more »

Seeing Structure

A friend sent a link to me that was from the Ba-BaMail.com website.   It’s about photos from high tide and low tide. I find the photos quite interesting and helps prove the point that I’ve talked about in many seminars.   Take a look at the photos.  By clicking on each one you’ll see what the immediate... Read more »
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Don't do it!

Don't do it!
I’m down in Captiva Island Florida.  As a member of the Executive Board for the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers, we were fortuate enough to enjoy the warm weather and fishing that this Captiva – Sanibel area has to offer while we are here for our winter board meeting. There are many marinas on... Read more »

Fishing by the Numbers

Fishing by the Numbers
There’s no doubt that the fishing industry is one of the largest in the country. Here are some interesting facts from the Americal Sportfishing Association. There are approximately 60 million anglers in the U.S. of which 46 million are estimated to fish in a given year. One of every four anglers fishes in saltwater. No... Read more »

Illinois Department of Natural Resources News

Highlighting IDNR programs and upcoming events for the month of DecemberTarget Hunger Now:  Hunters are encouraged to donate whole deer to the Illinois Sportsmen Against Hunger program – part of the IDNR ‘Target Hunger Now!’ initiative.  Participating meat processors turn the donated deer into ground venison for delivery to food banks and charities in Illinois. ... Read more »
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News from the IL DNR

Highlighting programs and events for the month of October 2013 Resident Archery Deer and Fall Turkey Permits:  The Illinois Archery Deer and Illinois Archery Fall Turkey seasons are open Oct. 1, 2013-Jan. 19, 2014.  Resident combination archery deer permits, resident antlerless-only archery deer permits, and resident archery fall turkey hunting permits are available over-the-counter from... Read more »