Posts tagged "goose hunting"

Hunting fields may be lost to progress, but the memories linger on

This was one of our favorite fields for goose hunting
Jim DaRosa and I use to hunt geese in a field that was literally only 5 minutes from our homes.   I could get a call from Jim and be hunting along with him in less than 15 minutes.    What’s really nice about having a close-to-home hunting spot is the short drive home when you have... Read more »

Waterfowl hunting dates for 2015/2016

Waterfowl hunting dates for 2015/2016
Illinois Waterfowl Regular Season Dates: 2015–16 September Canada Goose: Statewide Sept. 1 – 15 September Teal: Statewide Sept. 5 – 20 North Zone Youth Hunt Duck Canada Goose 2015–16 Oct. 10 – 11 Oct. 17 – Dec. 15 Oct. 17 – Jan. 14 Central Zone 2015–16 Oct. 17 – 18 Oct. 24 – Dec. 22... Read more »

Liv for a Cure Good Hunt

Liv for a Cure Good Hunt
If you love to hunt geese, talk goose hunting and have the heart to help a good cause, read on. Liv’s HUNT for a Cure combines the world’s best goose callers and hunters in one of the hottest goose hunting areas in the country, all for a great cause!  Join us for an unparalleled weekend... Read more »

Breakfast in the Goose Pit

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It’s goose hunting time and with that comes a great breakfast in the goose pit. I enjoy goose hunting.  When the action is on it’s really on.  And when it’s a little slow, it’s a good time to talk with you hunting buddies and solve the problems of the world.  But what’s best is a... Read more »

Better late than never, the geese are finally here

Even though we were hunting pressured birds, Mike Brenczewski's calling had birds coming into the spread with the landing gear down!
After a slow start to goose season due to warm temperatures, recent winter storms have finally pushed a lot of migratory Canada Geese south into Illinois. With plenty of open water and food available up North, the birds have not had any reason to come our way, until now. According to my buddy Mike Brenczewski,... Read more »

Santa gets his goose

Many sportsmen and women in this country love to hunt.  They believe that it’s part of their heritage and I guess it is. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with hunting as long as you go by the rules and keep within the limits. It’s now the Holiday Season and I though that those of you who... Read more »

Save the date for Liv's Hunt for a Cure

Save the date for Liv's Hunt for a Cure
The 10th Annual CF Open: Liv’s Hunt for a Cure to benefit the Children’s Memorial Hospital Pulmonary Research Center is scheduled for December 2, 3, and 4. It was many years ago when I first met Mauro Tomassetti, Chairperson Liv’s Hunt for a Cure.  I even had him on my TV show to talk about... Read more »

Final Approach introduces new floating goose decoys

The waterfowl season is coming sooner than you think.  Now is the time to start getting ready. One of the things we have to do is “get our ducks in a row”.  Well, for the goose hunters, it’s getting our goose decoys in a row. It happens all the time where we find on our... Read more »

Federal Duck Stamp Art Exhibit at Dickson Mounds

From the IL DNR… Lewistown, IL – Beginning May 2, 2011, the US Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Duck Stamp Art Exhibit will be on display at Dickson Mounds Museum till May 30, 2011.  The museum is open daily from 8:30 – 5:00 pm. James Hautman, an artist from Chaska, Minnesota, has been named the... Read more »

Getting out for some geese

Jim DaRosa of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show and I got out to hunt up some geese. Snow had covered the ground so blending in was with white camo, butcher coats and some pretty nutty stocking caps.  The action was not fast and furious, but we did have fun for an afternoon hunt.  Below... Read more »