Posts tagged "Waterfowl Hunting"

It's how you look at it

It's how you look at it
Larry Whiteley is host of the award-winning internationally syndicated “Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World®” Radio Show.  His short story here hits the nail on the head. HOW YOU LOOK AT IT A friend of mine and his son went duck hunting the other day. They were up way before daylight,drove to their hunting spot andgot... Read more »

Save the date for Liv's Hunt for a Cure

Save the date for Liv's Hunt for a Cure
The 10th Annual CF Open: Liv’s Hunt for a Cure to benefit the Children’s Memorial Hospital Pulmonary Research Center is scheduled for December 2, 3, and 4. It was many years ago when I first met Mauro Tomassetti, Chairperson Liv’s Hunt for a Cure.  I even had him on my TV show to talk about... Read more »

Early goose season hunts are best from a layout blind

Early goose season hunts are best from a layout blind
The waterfowling season in northern Illinois starts this Saturday, October 15.  Goose hunters have found that in the early part of the season hunting out of a ground blind not only provides excellent concealment, but also the mobility to hunt in one place or another based upon the location of feeding geese. I have a... Read more »
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Federal Duck Stamp Art Exhibit at Dickson Mounds

From the IL DNR… Lewistown, IL – Beginning May 2, 2011, the US Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Duck Stamp Art Exhibit will be on display at Dickson Mounds Museum till May 30, 2011.  The museum is open daily from 8:30 – 5:00 pm. James Hautman, an artist from Chaska, Minnesota, has been named the... Read more »

DaRosa's duck hunt comes to an end

Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show cohost Jim DaRosa rapped up his duck hunting trip to Missouri.  In his final email to me he also includes a few more photos…  Check them out. If you have a story to tell and some photos to share, send them to me at iloutdoors@comcast.net “Don,  Rich Partak and I... Read more »

DU CEO named Conservationist of the Year

This press release came in from DU… “DUCKS UNLIMITED CEO NAMED “CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR” BY AMERICA’S WETLAND FOUNDATION  America’s Wetland Foundation Chair R. King Milling of New Orleans, left, presents the organization’s prestigious “Conservationist of the Year” award to Dale Hall of Memphis, CEO of Ducks Unlimited. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2010 - Ducks Unlimited CEO... Read more »
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Fooling Wily Webfoots

From  one of my outdoor writer friends and the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. FOOLING WILY WEBFOOTS In the world of waterfowl hunters, the Mississippi Flyway is the home of great waterfowl callers and hunters.  Becoming one of them takes time and patience. Southern Illinois callers’ winning ways in competitive calling contests and in the waterfowl... Read more »

Duck numbers hold steady across North America

 This came from Ducks Unlimited…MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 2, 2010- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its preliminary report today on mid-continent breeding ducks and habitats, based on surveys conducted in May. The total duck population is nearly 41 million, which is similar to last year’s estimate and 21 percent above the long-term average. “These are... Read more »

Vienna, IL Youth Wins 2010 IL Junior Duck Stamp Contest

A press release just came in regarding a young artist winning the 2010 Illinois Junion Duck Stamp Design Contest.  Here’s the info… Abraham Hunter, a home-schooled student from Vienna, Illinois, won “Best of Show” honors during the Illinois segment of the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Design Contest, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Marc... Read more »
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