Posts tagged "hunting"

Holiday Outdoor Reports

Merry Christmas everyone.  This is the first of the latest fishing, hunting and outdoor reports received during this Holiday season.  I’ll be adding more as they come in but wanted to get this one out early in case some of you are traveling.   Maybe after all the family visits, you can have a day on... Read more »

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My Illinois Outdoors blog is here for you. When I started blogging for ChicagoNow several years ago, I found that this was an avenue for me to bring information to outdoorsmen and women. As an outdoor writer I receive tons of press information regarding the outdoors. News releases, press info on products, photos and reports.... Read more »

Why do we hunt?

Why do we hunt?
We’re more than a month into the hunting season. Upland game opened on the 1st of November.  Deer hunting opened a month before that. Many of us have done well so far and yet many are also looking forward to see how the rest of the season progresses. So far the 2014 deer harvest is... Read more »
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Fishing and hunting reports and news (Updated Ice Report)

Fishing and hunting reports  and news (Updated Ice Report)
Here is the lates fishing and hutning reports that I’ve received.   If you have reports and photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Nielsen Channel Report by Marcy (12/19/14) Sorry folks, still no good ice. It is all skimmed over, no water on top, but it’s not thick. Maybe we’ll get a measurement tomorrow… Marcy... Read more »

Outdoor news and reports updates

Ice fishing, walleye, Sunset Lodge, Dianne Roerisch  photo by Lake of the Woods MN Tourism
Do you have any outdoor news, fishing or hunting reports?  Send them with photos if you’d like to share to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Neilsen’s Channel by Marcy – Hermann’s Lowlife Bar & Grill Today’s Ice Report: (12/11/14) one guy out today, says two – two & a half inches solid this morning, hard ice, but with sun... Read more »

Outdoor News and Reports

Outdoor News and Reports
If you have outdoor news, a fishing or hunting report or photos to share, send to iloutdoors@comcast.net.   Illinois Outdoors TV and Fishing & Outdoor Radio FANTASISTA Rod Contest Update Thank you all for submitting your short videos trying to say the name FANTASISTA.  You all did a great job.  All of the videos have... Read more »
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‘Wired Arrow TV’ Owners, Pro-Staff, Charged With Illegal Harvest of 18 Deer

I just received the press release pasted below into this blog from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. I’ve never seen the Wired Arrow TV show.  I don’t know any of the people involved and really can’t even tell you if it’s a show that can be seen in the Chicagoland market.  But when the... Read more »

Three good reasons to get out bird hunting

Three good reasons to get out bird hunting
I enjoy getting out to do some pheasant hunting.   I belong to the Rooster Heaven Hunt Club in Forrest Illinois.   It’s a great club with thousands of acres of land to hunt, the fields are easy to walk and because it’s a private club, I can hunt up as many birds as I want. Now... Read more »

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
The snow in Chicagoland is nothing like that which is being seen in the Northwoods of Wisconsin right now.  However the chill in the air seems to be the same.  So with a warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate, hearing about what’s happening up north is welcomed news. December 2014 Northwoods News from the... Read more »
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Report Updates

Report Updates
I recently received some report updates as well as a few photos.  Here they are.  Hopefully they’ll help you with your decisions for hunting or fishing this holiday weekend.  If you have a report or photo to share send it to iloutdoors@comcast.net Pond report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  I tried to get one... Read more »