Posts tagged "Southern Illinois"

Outdoors News and Reports, September 27

Outdoors News and Reports, September 27
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 »

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 »

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 »

Latest News and Reports August 11, 2016

Latest News and Reports  August 11, 2016
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS  (PHOTOS AT THE END OF THE BLOG) Lake Geneva Photos In the Photo Gallery are some photos of Vince Renella with some big Bass  that he caught at Lake Geneva recently.... Read more »

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 »
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Latest Reports and News - August 1, 2016

Latest Reports and News - August 1, 2016
LATEST REPORTS AND NEWS   (Photos are at the end of this Blog) Chicago River Fishing Report by Pat Harrison Last week was a good week on the Chicago River. Had some Great Groups out and we caught fish every trip, 7 species in all Sm Lg Mouth White Bass Crappie Bluegill Perch Catfish. Numbers... Read more »

Warm Weather Fishing

Warm Weather Fishing
The last couple weeks of fishing was extremely difficult, and in a number of ways. With the temperatures being in the 90s, coupled with stifling humidity, being outdoors has been miserable.  If you stayed in doors, it was a wise move. This week some cooler weather came back to our area and I can imagine... Read more »

Latest News and Reports July 20, 2016

Latest News and Reports July 20, 2016
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS  (PHOTOS AT THE END OF THE BLOG) Local Pond Fishing Report by Ken HUSKER O”Malley Hey Don, Larger bass have been good on area lakes. Focus on the outside weedlines utilizing... Read more »
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Froggin’ Neighborhood Ponds

   Froggin’ Neighborhood Ponds
Outside of the weekends, it would probably be a good bet that most of the fishing at our neighborhood ponds is during the evening hours.  Actually with summer’s heat, fishing while the sun is low in the sky is a bit more comfortable, cooler and at a time when the fish are biting a little... Read more »