Tag: Walleye Fishing

Northwoods Supper Club Dining

Northwoods Supper Club Dining
Some might say that I don’t qualify as a food critic or being one who could write volumes about restaurants and what they serve.  But I beg to differ. The reality of it is that I’ve been eating all my like and believe it or not, I know what I like. My job, even though... Read more »

The Latest Outdoor News Update May 4, 2017

The Latest Outdoor News Update May 4, 2017
If you have any outdoor news to share, photos or fishing reports, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News Kentucky Lake Fishing Report from Capt. Rich Bay Your fishing report for May 2, 2017 From the deck of the Kick n Bass pontoon Well, the last three weeks have been exciting! Fishing has been excellent for the most... Read more »

Wading the K-3 River

Wading the K-3 River
While gathering information for last week’s fishing report, Ed Mullady told me that smallmouth bass were being caught in water so shallow that their backs could be seen while they swam along the banks of the Kankakee River. Wading is one “cool” way to catch a few fish and with that up-to-date report, I had... Read more »
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Northwoods News

Northwoods News
News, pictures and fun stuff from the north woods of Wisconsin from Mark Gostisha at the Forest Lake Country Store. Spring is here,,, Summer is starting! We close for about 5 weeks in late March and most of April. The time off allows us to do some deep cleaning in the store, do some plotting... Read more »

Boulder Junction Volunteer Fire Department to host Wildfire Preparedness Day event May 6th

My friends up north sent me some information that you may enjoy hearing about.   Many people head north the first weekend of may because of the Walleye opener in Northern Wisconsin.  After a morning of opening day fishing, here’s something for you to do in the afternoon.  This event will be fun and very... Read more »

Outdoor News, Reports and Photos

Outdoor News, Reports and Photos
If you have outdoor news, fishing reports or photos to share, please send to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News, Reports and Photos Local Waters Report by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,   Bass continue to be the hottest bite on area lakes. Swim baits, spinner baits, and lipless cranks worked along the outside weedlines have produced good numbers. ... Read more »
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Illinois River’s White Bass Run

Illinois River’s White Bass Run
It’s said that when the lilacs are in bloom, the white bass are biting.  White bass, stripers, striped bass, give it the name you want; just don’t miss out on this exciting fishing action. Many anglers head north to the Wolf River in Wisconsin in May for the white bass run.  There’s no doubt that... Read more »

New Fishing License Required Now!!!

The new license year in Illinois has begun as of April 1. Illinois fishing, hunting and sportsman’s combination licenses and stamps for 2017 are available from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website at www.dnr.illinois.gov or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). The 2017 licenses and stamps are valid through March 31, 2018,... Read more »

MN State Record Sturgeon Caught AND Released on the Rainy River

MN State Record Sturgeon Caught AND Released on the Rainy River
Joe Henry from Lake of the Woods Minnesota Tourism sent me this information regarding a huge sturgeon.  Read on to learn more about this fish and the details surrounding the catch. When Taylor Schroeder set the hook the first time on a massive fish, the drag on his reel spooled with 6 lb test was... Read more »
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Outdoor News and Reports

Outdoor News and Reports
If you have outdoor news, fishing reports or photos to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net Outdoor News and Reports      Photos are at the end of this blog. Local pond reports by Ken HUSKER O’Malley Hey Don,  The bass bite on area lakes have been exceptional. With all the boxes of lures I have... Read more »