Posts tagged "Starved Rock"

Start thinking about fishing the Illinois River for sauger and walleye

Start thinking about fishing the Illinois River for sauger and walleye
It’s been an unusual winter for sure. We went from a near new record of no snow to a major blizzard on February first. I remember that right around Christmas we still had no ice to speak of in northern Illinois lakes.  Local ponds, Shabbona, the Fox Chain of Lakes and our rivers all had... Read more »

News from Starved Rock Lodge

News from Starved Rock Lodge
Here’s some news received from the Starved Rock Lodge. The Starved Rock Photography Club has moved its fall shoot to October 19, 2013 to better capture fall colors. The club usually meets on the 4th Saturday of the month, but since fall colors weekend falls on October 19 & 20, the decision was made to... Read more »

Update on conditions at Starved Rock

Starved Rock IDNR crews have reopened a portion of the Starved Rock Trail System. Trails are now open east of the Visitor Center and Lodge to Wildcat Canyon. Illinois Canyon and Lone Point Shelter are also open Starved Rock Campground, Visitor Center and Lodge are open. All trails east of Wildcat Canyon and Ottawa Canyon... Read more »
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Big bowfishing shoot this weekend

Big  bowfishing shoot this weekend
Ed DeVries of the Bowfishing Association of Illinois said it’s only a few days until the BIG Innerloc State Championship/Directors Shoot! “We have some great prizes to give away during the day time big/small fish competitions thanks to our generous sponsors and friends. Remember, only one prize per person so everyone has a great chance... Read more »

Illinois Walleye Trail has successful tournament

Illinois Walleye Trail has successful tournament
The Illinois River is starting to give up some nice sauger and walleyes. Adam Sandor of the Illinois Walleye Trail sent me a report from their recent tournament which shows some good catches.  Congrats to all who did so well.   Here’s Adam’s report Well, for the first time in quite a few events the Illinois... Read more »

Much going on at Straved Rock besides good fishing on the river

Much going on at Straved Rock besides good fishing on the river
Yes there is…  There is a lot going on at the Starved Rock Lodge located in the heart of the State Park. One thing that I can say about the SR Lodge is that there is always something to do for the whole family.  There are special events, tours, great dining and lodging and more. ... Read more »
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Starved Rock Lodge July 2011 Newsletter

Starved Rock Lodge July 2011 Newsletter
I just received the Starved Rock Lodge July 2011 Newsletter. If you have not been to Starved Rock in a long time you really must visit it once again.  Things there are always changing.  It’s a great place to visit for a day, for a weekend getaway, or even a week long vacation.  What a... Read more »

Illinois River sauger? Check this out...

  The Masters Walleye Circuit was held this past weekend.  There were over  125 teams in the tournament and all but two caught fish. The winning team of Kevin Dahl and Steve Stack of Muskego, Wisconsin are the winners. Dahl and Stack had two day limit totaled 25.55 pounds to beat all the other teams. ... Read more »