Posts tagged "Don Dziedzina"

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports

Randy BorderView August Walleye
Got reports or news from the outdoors?  Photos?  Send them to share in my blog at iloutdoors@comcast.net. Boat Ramp at Starved Rock Re-opened by Kathy Casstevens, Starved Rock Lodge The Starved Rock State Park boat ramp has been reopened to fishermen and boaters on Thursday morning. The roadway and adjacent picnic areas have been cleared of storm... Read more »

"Taking a Break" from the outdoors world

"Taking a Break" from the outdoors world
On Tuesday of this week I figured I’d be “Taking a Break” from my daily routine as a guy involved in the outdoors.  I had things to do, people to see and places to go.  All in all, none of this had anything to do with the outdoors so yeah; Tuesday was “Taking a Break”... Read more »

Go Deep for Fall Crappies

Go Deep for Fall Crappies
It’s getting close to that time of year when the crappies will school up and relate to vertical structure.  In come cases, they will suspend in deep water making it as if they are relating to their own vertical column created by hundreds upon hundreds of fish. Lakes here in northern Illinois are loaded with... Read more »
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Catch More Fish Drop Shotting

Catch More Fish Drop Shotting
Several years ago I met Brad Wiegmann at an Association of Great lakes Outdoor Writers Cast N Blast on Table Rock Lake.   I’ve never fished there before and was anxious to catch some of the quality fish that the lake is so well know to have.   I wanted to tape a segment for my... Read more »

Fishing Reports and Outdoor News

Fishing Reports and Outdoor News
Here’s this weeks Fishing Reports and News.   If you have reports, news, and/or photos to share, let this be the place.  Send them to me at iloutdoors@comcast.net. Conservation World events at the Illinois State Fair by Chris Young IL DNR Free activities and free entertainment for youth and families will give Illinois State Fair... Read more »

News from the Northwoods

News from the Northwoods
I was up north and having breakfast at the Forest Lake Country Store in June.  It seems like yesterday and now we’re into August already.  The day I drove home I was wishing that I was not leaving and could return soon.  This is my home away from home. I will return in October.  Definately... Read more »
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I get lucky once and awhile

I get lucky once and awhile
Besides being an outdoor blogger for ChicagoNow, I also write for MidWest Outdoors Magazine. Each month I’ll have a column there on fishing or hunting.  This month I got lucky.  Besides having my column featured, the photo that I sent in to accompany the story was used as their cover photo. The photo of John... Read more »

Kentucky Lake Fishing Experience

Kentucky Lake Fishing Experience
What I normally say at the end of my TV shows is that “Great Fishing is not that far away.” That truly is the case with fishing Kentucky Lake.  I live in the south suburbs of Chicago and not all that far from I-57.   Getting down to Kentucky Lake, according to my GPS is 5... Read more »

IDNR Announces Changes for 2014-2015 Deer Hunting Seasons

IDNR Announces Changes for 2014-2015 Deer Hunting Seasons
IDNR Announces Changes for 2014-2015 Deer Hunting Seasons Twenty additional counties removed from late-winter season: permits reduced for some counties I received this infnormation from Chris Young of the IL DNR.  In that there are some changes in the 2014/2015  deer hunting seasons I feel it’s necessary to share there with the many Illinois deer... Read more »
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Fishing reports and news

Fishing reports and news
Here’s the latest reports that I received.  Got reports?  Pics?   News?  Send it to me at iloutdoors@comcast.net for sharing in this report. Don’t forget to check out the photos a the bottom of this page.. Illinois Fishing Report by Chris Young, IL DNR Chris Young of the IL DNR gathers a fishing report on lakes... Read more »