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The Latest Outdoor News Update May 4, 2017

The Latest Outdoor News Update May 4, 2017
If you have any outdoor news to share, photos or fishing reports, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News Kentucky Lake Fishing Report from Capt. Rich Bay Your fishing report for May 2, 2017 From the deck of the Kick n Bass pontoon Well, the last three weeks have been exciting! Fishing has been excellent for the most... Read more »

Illinois DNR News

Here is some of the latest news from the IL DNR. Firearm Deer Permit Applications:  Resident and non-resident deer hunters can apply for the second lottery drawing for 2017 Illinois Firearm Deer and Muzzleloader-only Deer permits. The deadline to apply for the second lottery is June 30.  For more information, check the IDNR website at... Read more »

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin from Mark Gostisha at the Forest Lake Country Store. Spring is here,,, Summer is starting! We close for about 5 weeks in late March and most of April. The time off allows us to do some deep cleaning in the store, do some plotting... Read more »
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Boulder Junction Volunteer Fire Department to host Wildfire Preparedness Day event May 6th

My friends up north sent me some information that you may enjoy hearing about.   Many people head north the first weekend of may because of the Walleye opener in Northern Wisconsin.  After a morning of opening day fishing, here’s something for you to do in the afternoon.  This event will be fun and very... Read more »

Outdoor News, Reports and Photos

Outdoor News, Reports and Photos
If you have outdoor news, fishing reports or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News, Reports and Photos Local Waters Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,   Bass continue to be the hottest bite on area lakes. Swim baits, spinner baits, and lipless cranks worked along the outside weedlines have produced good numbers. ... Read more »

New Fishing License Required Now!!!

The new license year in Illinois has begun as of April 1. Illinois fishing, hunting and sportsman’s combination licenses and stamps for 2017 are available from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website at www.dnr.illinois.gov or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). The 2017 licenses and stamps are valid through March 31, 2018,... Read more »
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MN State Record Sturgeon Caught AND Released on the Rainy River

MN State Record Sturgeon Caught AND Released on the Rainy River
Joe Henry from Lake of the Woods Minnesota Tourism sent me this information regarding a huge sturgeon.  Read on to learn more about this fish and the details surrounding the catch. When Taylor Schroeder set the hook the first time on a massive fish, the drag on his reel spooled with 6 lb test was... Read more »

Northwoods News

Northwoods News
News, pictures and fun stuff from the Northwoods of Wisconsin,,, They tell us spring is right around the corner, but there was some flakes in the air today! We are currently closed. plotting and planning for spring and summer, recruiting summer staff, and spending some time with our family. We hope to show you new... Read more »

Heidecke Lake opens April 1

Heidecke Lake opens April 1
In just a few days, what was Chicagoland’s oldest cooling pond, Heidecke Lake will open for shore anglers and boaters. Formerly known as Collins Lake, Heidecke was impounded in the late 1970’s.  Its waters have been used to cool down the Collins Station power plant that was owned and operated by Midwest Generation.  The Illinois... Read more »
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Fishing Reports and News - Updates

Fishing Reports and News - Updates
If you have fishing reports, photos or news to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Photos are seen at the end of this post. Fishing Reports and News Walleyes UnlimitedMeeting  Update Illinois Meeting, Wednesday, rch 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM American Legion Gurnee, IL We have just learned that our scheduled speaker for this month Tom... Read more »