Posts tagged "kankakee river"

More Things to do, Places to go

With the coming of the fall season, my last post was about Things to do, Places to go that are close to the Chicago area. This one branches out further, but there are still more things to do and places to go in the northern third of Illinois. If you live in or near Chicago,... Read more »

It's not too late to get out and enjoy this weather

Canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking or just taking a stroll. Perfect weekend for all of those. The fall colors are shaping up beautifully. Plenty of info on here, just start following the links. Then get out and enjoy. Start Here

I Tend not to Travel Very Much

And yet I feel like I travel all the time to go fishing or simply out wandering with my wife. I had to look it up on a map. It looks like 90 percent of the fishing and wandering I do all happens within 15 miles of my house. I’ve also covered very little of... Read more »

Seems Like a Perfect Weekend for Paddling Down a River

Instead of sitting around bemoaning the fact that summer is almost over, rejoice in the fact that there could still be over two months of decent weather left. Time to get in a canoe and go for a drift. Of course I’m partial to the Fox River. The lower reaches of the Fox can be... Read more »

Many Rivers to Cross

As I write this, massive violent looking storms have been tracking north to south over Lake Michigan for at least the last 18 hours. I hear they’ve been raking the western shore causing some problems. Inland a few miles, nothing but clouds. For the first time this year, practically every river in the area is... Read more »