Posts tagged "Rend Lake"

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports

Outdoor News and Fishing Reports
If you have any outdoor news, photos, or fishing reports to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Photos are at the end of this blog. Local Pond Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  Bass have been very good on area lakes. Working a 4 1/4 inch senko along outside  weedlines have produced numbers in the... Read more »

Newest Fish Attractor Locations at Rend Lake Released

Newest Fish Attractor Locations at Rend Lake Released
If you enjoy fishing for crappies at Rend Lake, you’ll want to take a look at this. Randy Cordray from the Army Corps of Engineers just sent me the latest fish attractor locations that were placed in Rend Lake to share with my readers. See the photo gallery below to view the aerial view of... Read more »

HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes

HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes is bringing in 8 injured soldiers/American Heroes for a crossbow deer hunt on Wednesday October 14th.    The soldiers will meet Rend Lake Sporting Goods 9:30am. They’ll then assemble at I-64 and 37 at 10am for a parade that will start at 10:15 am. They’ll come in Route 37N by Bible... Read more »
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Diving Duck Action on Rend Lake

It’s 3:30 a.m. The air is cold and brisk, and the parking lot is full of boats and camo-clad hunters. It’s something only hard core, seasoned waterfowl hunters can appreciate, one of which I am not. But I’m getting there. I had an opportunity to hunt with my good buddy Nick Shafer on Rend Lake... Read more »

Pick and Trick Your Dream Fishing Boat before going to the Boat Show

Pick and Trick Your Dream Fishing Boat before going to the Boat Show
On January 12, the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show will be broadcasting Live from the Chicago Boat, Sports, and RV Show at McCormick Place.  From 6:30 to 7:30 PM we’ll be talking to representatives from the boating industry who will offer loads of tips and information for outdoorsmen and women who may be in the... Read more »

(More Photos from) Spring Trip to Southern Illinois a Success

I added a handful of photos that were received from Laura Bacon who was on the trip with Tammi Greenwald.  Check out Laura’s new boat,  She did the painting and rehab of the whole boat with the help of her brothers.  Cool boat Laura…. It was a great trip, probably the best one ever.  May... Read more »
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Rend Lake will offer excellant fishing this coming week.

Crappies caught this week at Rend Lake… These are 12 inchers and larger. The Illinois Outdoors TV Spring Trip to Southern Illinois will be here next week.  There has been a lot of concern with high water at Rend Lake and fishing conditions. I received an email from a good friend of mine, Todd Gessner... Read more »

IFBBA hosts crappie tournament on Rend Lake

The Illnois Federation of Black Bass Anglers is having a Crappie Tournament on Rend Lake on May 14, 2011. The best way to learn more about this tournament is to visit the IFBBA website at www.IFBBA.com.  Check it out.   They have a Boat and Bank division for this tournament so no one has an excuse... Read more »

Crappies, Crappies, Crappies

Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame – Legendary Guide Todd Gesssner with two crappies that each weigh over 3 pounds. The Illinoiis Outdoors TV Spring Trip to Southern Illinois is set for one of the best times of the year for crappie fishing on Rend Lake, May 18 to  22. I just had a coversation with... Read more »
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Campers... visiting Rend Lake this weekend?

I just received this…. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake will be showing participants how they can begin their camping adventure and have fun through it all with a presentation of “S’more Camping Fun”.  This program will be presented at the Rend Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, June 5, 2010.  We encourage... Read more »