Posts tagged "Smallmouth Bass"

News, Photos and Reports for the Outdoors - June 18

News, Photos and Reports for the Outdoors - June 18
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Starved Rock State Park Ramps Closed Due to Flooding

Fishing is tough on the Illinois River because of recent rains.  The water is high and fast moving which also caused the lower main parking area and boat launch at Starved Rock State Park near Utica is closed. The river currently is flooding the parking area and is forecast to remain above flood stage for at... Read more »

Shedd Aquarium Launches Great Lakes "Fish Finder" App

Shedd Aquarium Launches Great Lakes "Fish Finder" App
Don’t miss any of Don’s blogs, outdoor news , stories, or reports from Illinois Outdoors. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time. I just learned that the Shedd Aquarium officially launched their new Great Lakes... Read more »
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Summer Vacation Destination Fishing Reports

Summer Vacation Destination Fishing Reports
If you have any reports, news or photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Don’t miss any of Don’s blogs, outdoor news , stories, or reports from Illinois Outdoors. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any... Read more »

DNR News we can all use

The following information came from Chris Young of the IL DNR.  This is outdoor news we can all use and in many cases need so we meet deadlines for permits.  Firearm Deer Permit Applications:  Resident and non-resident deer hunters can apply for the second lottery drawing for 2015 Illinois Firearm Deer and Muzzleloader-only Deer permits. ... Read more »

Latest news and reports - June 4, 2015

Latest news and reports - June 4, 2015
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Lake of Egypt Bassin’

Lake of Egypt Bassin’
The weather has been up for grabs this winter and it has been cold.  Southern Illinois was enjoying a 6  to 10 inch snow fall in early March.  So as far as I’m concerned, I’m ready for warmer weather, warm water, and getting out of the house. For those who love to fish open water... Read more »

Buzzbaits

Buzzbaits
Here in Illinois we have a great number of lakes and rivers that have largemouth and smallmouth bass as well as striped bass.  It doesn’t matter what kind of fishing you like to do, be it on a lake, river or pond, be it from the shore or from a boat, a fun bait to... Read more »

News to share regarding Illinois Free Fishing Days

Don’t miss any of Don’t blogs, outdoor news , stories, or reports from Illinois Outdoors. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.   This just came in from the IL DNR regarding Illinois Free Fishing... Read more »
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Latest reports and outdoor news - May 27, 2015

Ken HUSKER O'Malley
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