Posts tagged "Braidwood Lake"

NBAA kicks off 2012 bass fishing tournament circuit

The Northern Illinois Division of the NBAA held its final 2011 tournament at Braidwood Lake on September 11th. Twenty two bass (22) were caught and released.  There was a three 15in bass limit. The team of Barney/Shepard won the tournament with 9.34 pounds and the biggest bass 4.04lbs.  The team of Phil and Jim Bertellotti... Read more »

Exelon Nuclear Fishing Event Raises $38,000 for Wounded Heroes Foundation

From our Friends at Exelon… Record Catch! Exelon Nuclear Fishing Event BRACEVILLE, Ill. (May 23, 2011) – On Saturday, May 21 in a fitting celebration of Armed Services Day, Exelon Nuclear’s “Fishing for a Cure” tournament raised a record $38,000 for the Wounded Heroes Foundation. “Exelon delivered ‘off the charts’ results Saturday,” said Wounded Heroes... Read more »

Exelon Nuclear's Fishing for a Cure Bass Tournament Sold Out

This is a great event.  Although it’s sold out, it’s worth stopping by to see the weigh-in.  Also bring out the kids for the Kid’s Tournament which still has plenty of room. Wounded Heroes Foundation guaranteed $10,000 donation BRACEVILLE, Ill. (April 29, 2011) – For the second year in a row, Exelon Nuclear’s “Fishing for a Cure”... Read more »
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Charity Tournament at Braidwood Lake a success

Here is the press release on the Exelon tournament from this past weekend. BRACEVILLE, Ill. (May 24, 2010) – Exelon Nuclear and fishermen competing in the 2010 “Fishing for a Cure” tournament at Braidwood Lake raised a record $28,000 for the charity OPERATION: MOMS Cookies, Inc., on Saturday, May 22. The event raised money to... Read more »

Exelon Nuclear's Fishing for a Cure Bass Tournament Sold Out

Good news for Operation MOM’s Cookies.  Sad news for those who want to fish the tournament.  This just came in.  Please consider brining the kids out for the kids tournament where there is still plenty of room. BRACEVILLE, Ill. (April 16, 2010) – For the first time in tournament history, Exelon Nuclear’s “Fishing for a... 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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Are you ready for the Braidwood opening day?

Braidwood Lake opens March 1. Warm water fishing has arrived. Things are looking good for the open water anglers at Braidwood Lake. The lake opens on March first and the fish there have not seen a lure since last October. Because of that, they’re anxious to bite. We’ve all been chomping at the bit to... Read more »