Posts tagged "fishing"

Latest Reports June 16, 2016 UPDATE

Latest Reports June 16, 2016 UPDATE
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS Kaskaskia River Rough Fish Roundup Bowfishing Tournament Planned for July 16 Bowfishing enthusiasts should make plans now for the second annual Kaskaskia River Rough Fish Roundup bowfishing tournament on Saturday, July... Read more »

Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks
The Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri is a new destination for my fishing travels. Like many of my trips across the Midwest, I was anxious to see what the fishing was like on a body of water that I’ve never had the pleasure of being on, but still heard so much about. Anyone who... Read more »

Catching, Keeping, Releasing Walleyes

Catching, Keeping, Releasing Walleyes
This last week I had the opportunity to fish with a long time friend, Todd Gessner.  Gessner is a guide, working out of the Wildcat Lodge in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.  He’s not just another guide though.  A few years back he was inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Guide. While... Read more »
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Latest Fishing Reports and News

Latest Fishing Reports and News
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS Lake Shelbyville Report by Steve Welch The water temps have come up to about 70 and the lake remains very clear. I am still tearing up the crappie on main lake... Read more »

Wearing PFDs Means Summer Long Safe Boating

Wearing PFDs Means Summer Long Safe Boating
National Safe Boating week is celebrated year after year right before the Memorial Day weekend.  It’s a kickoff promotion of not only safe boating, but also the use of personal floatation devices (PFDs).  Many people call them life jackets. This past holiday weekend was the season opener for boaters who got out for the first... Read more »

Fishing Reports and News

2016 Spring Grand Prize Winner Marty Polovick - Photo Niagara USA Tourism
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS  (Photos are at the end of this Blog post.) Mercer WI area Fishing Report by Don Dz… Roger Wright and I just returned from a week-long trip to the Mercer, Wisconsin... Read more »
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Latest News and Reports

Latest News and Reports
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS  (Photos are at the end of this Blog post.) Young Turkey Hunter Gets a Nice Tom John Wade Gotter (14) got a nice Tom while hunting in Livingston County.  He was... Read more »

Braidwood Fishing is Hot!!!

Braidwood Fishing is Hot!!!
At last, things are looking good.  BraidwoodLake opened last month as did LaSalleLake.  For Braidwood it was a decent opener and it’s just going to get better and better as the water warms up a bit more. When Braidwood first opened, the fish there have not seen a lure since last October.  Because of that,... Read more »

Try Heidecke Lake for Muskies

Try Heidecke Lake for Muskies
Avid Muskie angler Ray Thompson shared an email and a couple photos that he received from Rob Miller of the IL DNR Fisheries.   Miller does lake surveys and checks on fish at Heidecke Lake as well as many others in the area. I’ve fished Heidecke Lake near Morris, Illinois many times and have caught... Read more »
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News and Reports - April 20, 2016

News and Reports - April 20, 2016
LaSalle Lake Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don, Hit LaSalle this past Friday. Fishing was excellent. Catfish were very good on drop shot with gulp worm. Smallmouth were caught on a jig and Kalin’s grub hopped along the bottom. Bigger fish were found along mud line and ledge if the rocks. Water temps ranged... Read more »