Posts tagged "fishing"

Fishing Reports and Pics

Photo by Paul Simanauskas
More fishing reports and a few photos have come in.  If you would like to share yours, email them to me at iloutdoors@comcast.net. Local Pond Report North by Paul Simanauskas Hi Don, Paul Simanauskas here. Went to Plum Grove Reservoir (known as Harper College Lake) in Palatine, got two largemouths; one on a Mepps #4... Read more »

Mega Big Fish Contest in April at Shabbona Lake

Mega Big Fish Contest in April at Shabbona Lake
Shabbona Lake is known as one of Illinois’ Best Fishing Lakes and being the Muskie Capitol Of Illinois. Clint Sands from Lakeside Bait and Tackes sent over this information.  What a great opportunity it will be for anglers to kick off hte fishing season with a fun fishing contest where you can not only win some fantastic... Read more »

Illinois DNR News

This the latest news sent out by the Illinois DNR.  Many items need for you to act on soon. Apply Now for Resident Firearm/Muzzleloader Deer Permits:  Resident Illinois deer hunters can apply online through April 30 for the first lottery drawings for 2014 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader-only deer season permits through DNR Direct.  Just click... Read more »
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Fishing Reports and News

Fishing Reports and News
Finally, ice fishing reports are washed up and it’s open water fishing.  Starting to get more reports and photos. If you have a fishing report or news to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net.  Got Photo?  People like seeing them and here’s you’re opportunity to share your prize catch. Fox Chain, North of the Border and Illinois River Report by... Read more »

Spring Inland Trout Fishing

Spring Inland Trout Fishing
Saturday, April 5 will be the big day for the inland trout fishing opener.  Although lakes and ponds all around Illinois will open that day, many Chicago anglers will enjoy the lakes here in Cook County that offer trout fishing. Keeper sized trout, being a bout a half to three quarters of a pond will... Read more »

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
Last month my wife Judy and I were able to visit Mark and Kris at the Forest Lake Country Store.  We enjoyed a nice breakfast while we did some catching up on the latest things going on in the Land O Lakes area of Wisconsin. I’m anxious to return and will in May.  And again... Read more »
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Fishing Reports, News and Photos

Photos by Lake of the Woods MN Tourism
If you have a fishing report, outdoor news and photos of your prize catch, send them to me at iloutdoors@comcast.net. Here’s this weeks reports, news and pics that were sent in. Ice and Pond Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don, Looks like this was the last weekend for hard water action out south. Shore... Read more »

Illinois Outdoors TV Reviews New Chevrolet Treverse

My Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show partner Jim DaRosa and I are fortunate enough to be able to use and review some of the new GM vehicles throughout the year.  Tow vehicles, Pick Up Trucks and SUVs are of interest to outdoors enthusiasts and these are the vehicles we get to use when traveling to... Read more »

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports
If you have any fishing news, reports or want to share a photo, send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Things are changing quickly.  Although we had a lot of snow dumped in the Chicagoland area on Tuesday night and into Wednesday, it’s melting quickly.   Traveling west to do the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show Wednesday evening Jim DaRosa... Read more »
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Braidwood Fishing will be HOT

Braidwood Fishing will be HOT
Things are looking good for the open water anglers at Braidwood Lake.  The lake will open on March first and the fish there have not seen a lure in a long time.  Because of that, they’ll be anxious to bite. We’ve all been chomping at the bit to get our boats out and many shore... Read more »