Posts tagged "Kankakee River"

Photos from new Illinois Outdoors TV Show on the Kankakee River

Photos from new Illinois Outdoors TV Show on the Kankakee River
Last week Roger Wright and I were on a mission to get a TV show on smallmouth bass fishing on the Kankakee River. Kurt Kopala who is the producer and editor of A Tight Loop online magazine has a drift boat and we all got to enjoy a day on the K-3.  Well, Roger and... Read more »

Kankakee River Fishing Report

I received another fishing report from the Godfather of the Kankakke River and Illinois Conservation Foundation Hall of Famer, Ed Mullady…. Another year!  Not very much doing in the way of people fishing in the river at this time.  As of today (1/1/13)  the ice is not safe to go ice fishing on, and if... Read more »

Kankakee River Report

Here’s a fishing report from the Godfather of the Kankakee River, Ed Mullady – The Sportsman’s Letter. Indiana is producing some *largemouth and smallmouth bass *some northern pike, especially at mouths of any creeks or ditches with good supply of water, on bigger minnows, Doctor Spoons.  Walleye fair along drifts, ditch mouths, shorelines on jig... Read more »
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Sportsman's Letter Bulletin No. 5

Ed Mullady has been coined as the Godfather of the Kankakee River.  There is no one man on this earth that is so dedicated to the Kankakee River like Ed.  He recently decided to distribute bulletins to pass the word on issues that affect the river, fishing and conservation of this precious resource.  Here’s Ed’s... Read more »

Gotcha Outdoors' Sports Adventure Show

Gotcha Outdoors' Sports Adventure Show
The 4th Annual Sports Adventure Show is coming to Kankakee.   This year’s show as a big success and the show the show scheduled for January 7 and 8, 2012 will be even better. GOTCHA Outdoors will be bringing Hank Parker and Jimmy Sites in as guest speakers. Other special features of this show will include... Read more »

Ed Mullady to hold Kankakee River Fishing Class

This year’s Kankakee River Fishing Class takes place at Mokena, IL on Saturday, March 19, at Mokena,IL Park District. Hosts: Ed Mullady, Editor Sportsman’s Letter, Matt Mullady, Kankakee River Guide and Rex Mullady, veteran river fisherman. Pre-registration required.  For more information, call 815 932 7285.
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Some great fishing reports

I received a number of great fishing reports over the weekend and would like to share them with you.  In most cases, these reports come from guides.  If you want to learn about these waters, hiring them is money well spent.  Here are the reports… From Steve Welch, Crappie Specialties Hi Don,   Here is what... Read more »

Kankakee Fishing report from Ed Mullady

Ed sent me a detailed fishing report from the Kankakee River.   Looks like the smallmouth bass are doing pretty good…  Hi! Today’s Report: Indiana: Bluegill good in quieter river waters on jumbo red worms, small spinners, small minnows. Largemouth Bass also good in various quieter waters on plastic worms, minnows, artificial frogs, crawfish, top water... Read more »

Kankakee River Report

Ed Mullady has been the publisher of the Sportsman’s Letter for over 50 years.  Ed is like the Godfather of the Kankakee River.   He helps me with my weekly fishing reports for the Chicago Tribune.  Ed just sent me a fishing report for this 4th of July holiday weekend.  Check it out. Hi!  Kankakee River... Read more »
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A Three Rivers Area report from Marques Green

I received this report from Marques Green who works in the tackle department at the Bass Pro Shop in Bolingbrook. Des Plaines River Fishing Report  6/11/10 Bite was tough  today!  Bass are in their summer spots staging on main river points and drop offs bitting on Carolina and Drop Shot rigs with a chartreuse pumpkin... Read more »