Posts tagged "Illinois Outdoors"

HSHS Fishing 2017 Summer Trip to Wildcat Lodge

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Hinsdale South High School in Darien held their second fishing trip at Wildcat Lodge earlier this month.  A group of 30 high school fishing team members and chaperones enjoyed fishing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin on Big Kitten, Little Kitten and Wildcat Lakes. Fishing Team Coach Jim Bondi, a teacher at HSHS, said that the Wildcat... Read more »

Northwoods News and Events

Northwoods News and Events
News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin,,, Summer is here, there are many August events in the north woods! Sign up for your family and friends to receive our newsletter,,, click on the button below Newsletter Signup CLICK HERE Look at the itineraries and day trips around Land O’ Lakes.  Wow... Read more »

Topwater Fishing for Bass

Topwater Fishing for Bass
During a recent conversation about bass fishing, the topic of top water baits came about.  The original thought was that top water baits would be a thing of the past for this season.  It was felt that live bait would be the best thing going for fall bass, especially because the water was really starting... Read more »
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Northwoods Happenings

Northwoods Happenings
I’m heading north in a few days.   Glad my friend Mark Gostisha from the Forest Lake Country Store shares the latest news from the Northwoods.  It allows me to plan my trip since I’m able to know what’s going on in nearby communities in Vilas County.   Thanks Mark.    See you soon. News,... Read more »

Latest Outdoor News Update 5 July

Latest Outdoor News Update 5 July
If you have outdoor news, photos, or fishing reports, please share them by sending to iloutdoors@comcast.net OUTDOOR NEWS – Photos are at the end of this blog The latest Salmon Unlimited News from Mark Sandahl To see the latest Salmon Unlimited Newsletter, CLICK HERE   Enjoy! Mark Sandahl, Hook‘n Line Editor Chicago River and Lake Michigan Fishing Report by Pat... Read more »

Fishing Reports and Outdoor News

Fishing Reports and Outdoor News
If you have fishing reports, news or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. OUTDOOR NEWS  –   Photos are at the end of this post. Northwoods Report by Don Dz Last week I was in Boulder Junction recording Illinois Outdoors TV Shows.  I got to fish with friends Jeff Novak who has a summer... Read more »
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Respect can open the doors to fishing opportunities

Respect can open the doors to fishing opportunities
I’ve been writing outdoor columns since the 1980’s.  On occasion I’d write about fishing small ponds; our close to home fishing possibilities.  Well, as you can imagine, some of those stories brought in a few emails by concerned property owners. This is understandable and I agree with the writers.  Let’s realize that many ponds are... Read more »

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports
If you have any outdoor news, photos, or fishing reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Photos are at the end of this blog. Local Pond Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  Bass have been very good on area lakes. Working a 4 1/4 inch senko along outside  weedlines have produced numbers in the... Read more »

Time to think Boating Safety

Time to think Boating Safety
Stopping in at some of the boat shops is getting to be a pretty popular thing right about now.  Following Memorial Day weekend is usually the time when boat owners get their rigs out on the water for the first time each year. Picking up much needed supplies, getting the boat tuned up and replacing... Read more »
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There's more than Fishing in Land O Lakes

Memorial Day is over. The piers are in.  The boat lift is in and full.  Flowers are planted. All the chores to prep the cabin  for summer are completed.   Now you just need a couple good excuses to enjoy the north woods! Here are two great events, and both of them help Land O’ Lakes.... Read more »