Posts tagged "Outdoors"

New York’s Chautauqua County a Sportsman Paradise

New York’s Chautauqua County a Sportsman Paradise
Earlier this month the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (AGLOW)held the annual conference near Lake Chautaqua in New York.  I was unable to attend this year.  Sadly, I missed it.  And what hurt even more was that I’ve heard that it was one of the best conferences ever. Brandon Butler, Vice President of AGLOW... Read more »

Outdoors News and Reports, September 22

Outdoors News and Reports, September 22
If you have any fishing or hunting reports,  or photos to share, please send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Photos are at the end of this blog. Wildcat Lake Muskies from Sandy Ferron Hi Don…..  Here are the photos that you asked me to send you.  Let me know if you make me rich and famous…. lol... Read more »

Great Smallmouth Fishing below Niagara Falls

Great Smallmouth Fishing below Niagara Falls
My wife and I have been to Niagara Falls a few times before.   They are one of the 7 Wonders of the World and you’ll understand why when you see them. Located on the New York/Canada border near Lewiston, New York, the Lower Niagara River brings more to those who enjoy the outdoors.  The... Read more »
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Outdoor News and Reports September 7, 2016

Outdoor News and Reports   September 7, 2016
If you have  any outdoor news, reports or photos you’d like to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net. OUTDOOR NEWS   (Photos are at the end of this blog) Chicago River Report by Capt. Pat Harrison Surface temps in the mid to lower 70’s and the fish are moving a bit. We caught Bass on jigs and... Read more »

Outdoor News and Reports August 25, 2016

Outdoor News and Reports August 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. Chicago River Report by Pat Harrison Last week was a hot one surface temps in the mid eighties most of the week with... Read more »

Latest Reports and News August 19, 2016

Latest Reports and News    August 19, 2016
If you have any outdoor news, fishing or hunting reports or photos you’d like to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Latest Reports and News    August 19, 2016      (Photos are at the end of this post) Chicago River  Report by Pat Harrison  Chicago River Report Last week was a tough week on the River some fish... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »