Posts tagged "bass lures"

TV show on Pinkneyville Lake in Southern Illinois

I just finished editing a TV show for Illinois Outdoors that will be airing on Comcast Cable, Total Living Network, Ch 138 at 6 AM on Saturday, September  11. I thought I’d share with you in the slideshow some photo clips from this episode.  Pinkneyville Lake is a small city lake outside of the town... Read more »

IHSA Bass Fishing Sectionals

IHSA Bass Fishing Sectional winners at Tampier Lake I helped out at the IHSA Bass Fishing Sectional at Tampier Lake on Friday. It as great to see all of the young anglers fishing their hearts out to get a place in the Championship at Carlyle Lake Mary 8 and 9, Who would think that bass... Read more »

Exelon donates fish habits to Braidwood Lake

On Friday, April 9, Rich Komar and I went to the Mozona Fish and Wildlife Area to meet with Neal Miller of the Exelon Corp, Rob Miller of the IL DNR Fisheries, and some club members from the American Bass Anglers.  We met for the purpose of helping place some artificial fish habitats into Braidwood... Read more »
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A trip down south that I missed

Every once and awhile there are family commitments that will keep you from spending some time on the water.  I wanted to head to southern Illinois a week ago with Jim DaRosa and Rich Partak for a few days of fishing on Cedar Lake. Well, as it turned out they took care of business pretty well... Read more »

Lake Park HS fishing team fishes Southern Illinois

About a week ago I wrote about ten high school anglers who wanted to learn more about catching bass so they headed to southern Illinois. They stayed at the Rend Lake Resort, and enjoy fishing off the docks and shorelines. On Monday and Tuesday, the Lake Park H.S. anglers along with their IHSA Bass Fishing Team Coach and assistant... Read more »

Pinckneyville Lake

 With the gas prices doing nothing more than going up, I feel safe taking a trip to southern Illinois. Some trips can cost a lot because of the rising gas costs.  Long drives has and will keep a lot of Chicagoland anglers from taking those road trips like what was enjoyed last summer and ones before. ... Read more »
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Cedar lake producing fish like last week, like last year

Ron DaRosa poses for a photo with a nice Cedar Lake Bass. Must be cold as he’s having a problem holding the camera still. None the less, nice fish. Ron DaRosa of Carterville, IL send over an email on his recent trip to Cedar Lake.  Found it quite interesting that he caught his fish on... Read more »

Good day at LaSalle Lake

I got to jump into Rich Komar’s boat today and buzz around LaSalle Lake.  It just opened yesterday. Fishing was pretty good.  Largmouth, Smallmouth, and Hybrid Stripers made it into the boat.  One thing though is that it was breezy out there.  Boat control was a bit difficult. From that respect, it was kind of... Read more »