Posts tagged "bass baits"

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 »

Nothing wrong with leeches

Nothing wrong with leeches
Quite a few emails come to me from readers asking about fishing or some other aspect of the outdoors.  Some will ask about rods and reels others about baits.  Every once and awhile, when a question is asked, it sparks a memory of some experience I had.  Let me share one of those stories with... 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 »
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Fishing Reports, News and Photos

Fishing Reports, News and Photos
Walleye Limits Raised in Iron County Wisconsin by Don Dziedzina I just received some great information from the Mercer Chamber of Commerce regarding the Wisconsin DNR making an announceent only moments ago about raising the walleye limits on some Iron County lakes. Walleye bag limits are increased as of tomorrow (May 23, 2014) on 447... Read more »

Young Teen Nets 7 Lb Bass at Shabbona Lake

Young Teen Nets 7 Lb Bass at Shabbona Lake
Here’s something worth sharing.  Denny Sands from Shabbona Lakeside sent me a photo of Mark Urba, Jr., age 14, from Manhattan, Il., who caught a 7 pound, 24″ Largemouth Bass at Shabbona Lake on Saturday May 17th.   Mark Jr. was fishing with his dad, Mark Urba, Sr. Mark was throwing a jig with a... Read more »

Fishing Reports and News

Fishing Reports and News
The fishing season is here and although we had a cool and damp week, people are still getting out and catching fish.  How about sharing your fishing report and photos of you’re prize catch.  Email them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Heidecke Lake Report from Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  I hit Heidecke yesterday. Fishing was very slow.... Read more »
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Northwoods Report

Northwoods Report
I just looked at the calendar and noticed that I’m about 2 weeks out of heading to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  Can’t wait.   I just got a report the other day the the ice is finally gone. It won’t take long for the lakes to warm up.  And from my friend Mark at the Forest... Read more »

Cedar Lake in southern Illinois

Cedar Lake in southern Illinois
I’ve often said that southern Illinois is my home away from home.  Although I am not considering moving from the Chicago south suburban area, I’m not in the market to purchase a summer home either.   But, if I ever did decide to make a move, I feel that southern Illinois would be the place to... Read more »

Reports and News Updates

Reports and News Updates
Preliminary numbers on the Illinois Turkey Harvest by Chris Young, IL DNR North Zone First Season (April 14-18): First season harvest in the North Zone was 1848, compared to 1742 in 2013.  Top five counties were JoDaviess (159), Fulton (104), Pike (90), Adams (81), and Hancock (71).  Cold and rainy conditions on the first day... Read more »
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Minooka High School Wins “Plano/Frabill Illinois High Schools Fish Here” Team of the Year Award

Minooka High School Wins “Plano/Frabill Illinois High Schools Fish Here” Team of the Year Award
The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show hosted by Jim DaRosa and Don Dziedzina has a weekly segment dedicated to Illinois high school fishing. The segment is titled, Plano/Frabill’s Illinois High Schools Fish Here.The Illinois High School Association approved bass fishing as an official activity here in Illinois in 2009. Today, the number of high school... Read more »