Posts tagged "Illinois"

Four New Lakes Open for 2014 Spring Trout Season

Nathan Stefanich is all smiles on opening day of the 2013 trout season. He beat his Dad to the first fish with a pink jig and Berkley Powerbait.
The 2014 Illinois Inland Trout Season officially opens on Saturday, April 5. The limit is 5 trout per day, but many lakes may have site-specific regulations. Check the site signs or get more info on the IDNR website. Fishermen that are planning to catch trout need a 2014 Fishing License (last year’s expires on March... Read more »

Youth Deer Season Successful for 3 First-timers; Sets New Record

Jimmy Zitnik dropped this big-bodied buck over a "Horny Buck Seed" foodplot. Nice job buddy!!
The 2012 Youth deer season will stand as a rite of passage for at least three young Illinois hunters. Collin Dannheim, Kyle Stefanich and Jimmy Zitnik all harvested their first deer this past weekend during the 2-day Illinois youth firearm deer season. They share a common bond with over 3,100 other young men and women... Read more »

2012 Illinois Trout Season Opens April 7th

2012 Illinois Trout Season Opens April 7th
Unless you belong to a private club, you had better put your trout fishing gear away until next weekend. The 2012 Trout season officially opens NEXT Saturday,  April 7th, at 5 am. This year, the IDNR has stocked over 60,000 rainbow trout in 43 bodies of water that are open to the public for trout... Read more »
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Illinois Firearm Deer Harvest at 97,760

Illinois Firearm Deer Harvest at 97,760
The preliminary totals are in for the 2011 firearm deer season, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The harvest number is down slightly from the 2010 season. Illinois Firearm Deer Season Closes with Preliminary Harvest of 97,760  Deer Hunting Continues with Archery, Muzzleloader, Late-Winter/CWD Seasons SPRINGFIELD, IL – Firearm deer hunters in Illinois... Read more »

A Three Rivers Report

Marques Green who works in the tackle deptartment at the Bolingbrook Bass Pro Shop loves fishng this area and sharing some good information.  Here’s his latest report… Three Rivers area Fishing Report Aug 17, 2010 !! Water temps on the Des Plaines is  82- 90 + degrees in sum areas ! Kankakee River was 79-... Read more »

A southern Illinois Report from 3/10

I received an email from Kevin Hogan.  His report comes from Southern Illinois, a place where I wish I was at right now. This is what Kevin said.. Took my ole buddy Gordon Brookman to Cedar today. North end water temps were 47. Winds were terrible today but remembering how we slayed them last year,... Read more »
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