Posts tagged "camping"

Tips for the Camping Season

Tips for the Camping Season
We have just experienced the 4th of July holiday weekend and if you are a camper you may have a trip or two already under your belt.  So regardless if it’s you’re first trip of the year or one of many, it’s always good to plan ahead and prepare. Whether it’s tent camping or pulling... Read more »

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 »

Tips for the Camping Season

We have just experienced the Memorial Day Weekend and if you are a camper you may have your first trip of the year under your belt already.  This past weekend is traditionally the first for trip of the season family camping.  Were you ready to go?  If so, great!  But if your first trip is... Read more »
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Chicago Boat Show is looking good

On Thursday evening, Jim DaRosa, Ray Ludkevicz and I did a remote broadcast of our Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show from the Chicago Boat, RV and Sports Show at McCormick Place.  We had a blast. It was a fun time with great guests. Joining us was the Show Manager and representatives from the House of... Read more »

Chicago Boat Show has new dates in January

Chicago Boat Show has new dates in January
The Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show at McCormick Place has a little change coming in its dates for 2012.  The dates are set for Thursday, January 12 to Monday, January 16, 2012. This will be the 82nd year for the hicago Boat, Sports & RV Show and is the ideal escape for... Read more »

Shabbona Lake celebrates 12 million visitors to the park

An invitation and news comes from Denny Sands of Shabbona Lakeside Bait and Tackle.   Denny has been instrumental in the construction and maintenance of this lake.  His countless hours of volunteer work to make Shabbona one of the best fishing lakes in the State has proven to pay off.   This is a great lake to... Read more »
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Sportsman's Letter Bulletin No. 5

Ed Mullady has been coined as the Godfather of the Kankakee River.  There is no one man on this earth that is so dedicated to the Kankakee River like Ed.  He recently decided to distribute bulletins to pass the word on issues that affect the river, fishing and conservation of this precious resource.  Here’s Ed’s... Read more »

Sportsman's Letter Bulletin # 4

The following was received from Ed Mullady of the Sportsman’s Letter. This is Issue #4 of the Sportsman’s Letter Bulletin.  Ed felt that it would be great to share the bulletin with the readers of this blog, so sit back, relax and enjoy reading what Ed has to say about the Kankakee River.   Future Bulletins... Read more »

Gotcha Outdoors' Sports Adventure Show

Gotcha Outdoors' Sports Adventure Show
The 4th Annual Sports Adventure Show is coming to Kankakee.   This year’s show as a big success and the show the show scheduled for January 7 and 8, 2012 will be even better. GOTCHA Outdoors will be bringing Hank Parker and Jimmy Sites in as guest speakers. Other special features of this show will include... Read more »
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Plan on Zero Tolerance when it comes to drinking and boating this weekend

For many boaters this Labor Day holiday weekend will be the last opportunity for them to get out.  Summer vacations will be behind us, kids are back in school, and boats will be put away till next year. People who enjoy the outdoors and boating will be out in great numbers this weekend and with... Read more »