Posts tagged "Turkey hunting"

Outdoor News and Photos

Outdoor News and Photos
Here’s the latest outdoor news along with some shared photos.  Got new?  Photos? If you want to share send them to me at iloutdoors@comcast.net. If you’re interested in receiving an email notification of all new Illinois Outdoors posts, subscribe below at the end of this post.  My mailing list is spam free, you’ll get no... Read more »

Outdoor News and Reports

Outdoor News and Reports
Got outdoor news?  Fishing Reports? Photos to share?  Send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Here’s the lastest….. Coffeen Lake Reopens after oil spill from Chris Young, IL DNR Coffeen Lake in Montgomery County was reopened to boating and fishing Tuesday afternoon, March 2, following the completion of an oil spill cleanup. The cleanup effort is complete on... Read more »

MEET THE ALL-TIME GREATS AT THE CHICAGOLAND FISHING, TRAVEL & OUTDOOR EXPO

MEET THE ALL-TIME GREATS AT THE CHICAGOLAND FISHING, TRAVEL & OUTDOOR EXPO
We have reeled in the best in the business and these top pros will be sharing their expertise at the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo from January 29-February 1, 2015 at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL. This is an incredible opportunity for anglers to learn from pros at the peak of their... Read more »
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Illinois DNR News

Just a few weeks ago I had Chris Young from the Illinois DNR on the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show to talk about the recent changes in Perch fishing regulations on Lake Michigan.  Perching now is open in July. Chris just sent me his monthly IL DNR News report and I’d like to share it... Read more »

Patterning Your Shot Gun for Turkey Hunting

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Last Friday I recorded a segment for the Illinois Outdoors TV Show with Dan Stefanich.   The segment is on patterning your shotgun for turkey hunting. Right now we’re in the beginning of the wild turkey hunting season.  Dan has been out on a couple hunts already and has more scheduled. Knowing where to aim and... Read more »

Illinois DNR News

This the latest news sent out by the Illinois DNR.  Many items need for you to act on soon. Apply Now for Resident Firearm/Muzzleloader Deer Permits:  Resident Illinois deer hunters can apply online through April 30 for the first lottery drawings for 2014 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader-only deer season permits through DNR Direct.  Just click... Read more »
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On the Road Again! Radio Show to do remote broadcast at Bass Pro Bolingbrook

On the Road Again!  Radio Show to do remote broadcast at Bass Pro Bolingbrook
Yes, we’re on the road again.  The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show will be doing a remote broadcast at a special time, Saturday, March 8 from Noon to 2 PM at the Bass Pro Shops store in Bolingbrook as part of their annual Spring Classic. Jim DaRosa and I will be there interviewing many of... Read more »

SHOT Show Opens.. It's the Largest Gun Show in the World

SHOT Show Opens..  It's the Largest Gun Show in the World
I have my credentials.  The Shooting, Hunting Outdoor Trade Show AKA the SHOT Show opened today.  It’s the largest gun show in the world.  It’s so big, that in the four day’s that it’s open, no one can wall all the aisles and see all the guns, ammo, hunting gear, camo clothing and tactical gear... Read more »

Illinois Department of Natural Resources News

Highlighting IDNR programs and upcoming events for the month of DecemberTarget Hunger Now:  Hunters are encouraged to donate whole deer to the Illinois Sportsmen Against Hunger program – part of the IDNR ‘Target Hunger Now!’ initiative.  Participating meat processors turn the donated deer into ground venison for delivery to food banks and charities in Illinois. ... Read more »
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Northwoods News

Northwoods News
Winter comes to the Northwoods,  It’s been cold here in Chicagoland and that’s been giving everyone the itch to get out ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing.  We’re not quite there yet, but it can all be done in the Land O Lakes area. I love getting my monthly newsletter from the Forest Lake... Read more »