Posts tagged "Illinois Outdoors"

Outdoor News and Reports Augfust 25, 2016

Outdoor News and Reports Augfust 25, 2016
If you have  any outdoor news, reports or photos you’d like to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News for August 25, 2016   Photos are at the end of this Post. 2016 Rayjus Outdoors – Oak Lawn Community High School Bass Tournament Rayjus Outdoors, Oak Lawn Community High School Spartan Fishing Team, Unique Bassmasters,... Read more »

Dove Hunting Season Soon to Open

Weekly Outdoor Column by Don Dziedzina for Augu This fall’s dove hunting season is a couple of weeks away. It is estimated that there are 475 million dove in North America and about 40 to 70 millions are harvested by hunters each year.  Illinois harvests average about 19 million.  The numbers are staggering for sure.... Read more »

Dan Stefanich Joins Clam Outdoors as New Director of Marketing

Dan Stefanich Joins Clam Outdoors as New Director of Marketing
No one could be happier than me when the news came out regaring Dan Stefanich getting a position at Clam Outdoors.  I’ve worked with Dan for many years.  He’s been on my Illinois Outdoors TV Show many times and started his blogging here at ChicagoNow posting on my page.   Now he can read on... Read more »
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Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo in Bloomington Opens Today!

The 26th annual Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo, the state’s premier consumer expo for hunting and outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts presented by Field & Stream and Outdoor Life magazines, is returning to Bloomington, Ill., for three days of all things deer and turkey hunting Aug. 12-14 at the Interstate Center at the McLean County Fairgrounds. A... Read more »

Latest News and Reports August 11, 2016

Latest News and Reports  August 11, 2016
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 AT THE END OF THE BLOG) Lake Geneva Photos In the Photo Gallery are some photos of Vince Renella with some big Bass  that he caught at Lake Geneva recently.... Read more »

News Bits from the IL DNR

Firearm Deer Permits:  Permit applications will be accepted until Aug. 19 for the third lottery drawing for 2016 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits.  For details, check the IDNR website at www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/deer. Resident Archery Deer Permits:  Resident combination and antlerless-only archery deer permits are available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Find a vendor... Read more »
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Illinois Conservation Foundation Hall of Fame Class of 2016

  The Illinois Outdoors Hall of Fame is welcoming three individuals with lifelong interests in outdoor recreation and conservation advocacy. James Grandt, Jim Scheer and Les Winkeler have been selected from among dozens of nominees submitted by citizens from throughout Illinois for induction as the Class of 2016 for the Illinois Outdoors Hall of Fame. The... Read more »

Latest Reports and News - August 1, 2016

Latest Reports and News - August 1, 2016
LATEST REPORTS AND NEWS   (Photos are at the end of this Blog) Chicago River Fishing Report by Pat Harrison Last week was a good week on the Chicago River. Had some Great Groups out and we caught fish every trip, 7 species in all Sm Lg Mouth White Bass Crappie Bluegill Perch Catfish. Numbers... Read more »

Warm Weather Fishing

Warm Weather Fishing
The last couple weeks of fishing was extremely difficult, and in a number of ways. With the temperatures being in the 90s, coupled with stifling humidity, being outdoors has been miserable.  If you stayed in doors, it was a wise move. This week some cooler weather came back to our area and I can imagine... Read more »
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Outdoor Product Review - Stingray Fishing Line Cutter

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I’ve had the opportunity to review an outdoor product called the Stingray Fishing Line Cutter.    After trying it on mono and super lines it’s easy to say that I like it. The cutting blade is really sharp and cuts lines with ease leaving no frayed ends.  The cutter also works well cutting close to... Read more »