Posts tagged "yorkville"

Things to do, Places to go

First off, this coming weekend, September 22nd and 23rd: Northern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days Our FREE family-fun event serves to educate our communites with the knowledge, safety skills, and experiences gained through the Outdoors. Sharing the experiences that make our sporting way of life a special privilege is quite possibly the most important thing... Read more »

The Potential for a Train Wreck

Photo above courtesy of Larry Granat. The photo was taken soon after the recent train derailment in Yorkville. Whether or not fishermen and hunters should be wandering along railroad tracks in order to gain access to where they want to fish and hunt along the Fox River is a discussion that can be had some... Read more »

Footbridge Over Marge Cline Whitewater Course in Yorkville Finally Installed

Back in December 2011, the footbridge that was slated to go over the Marge Cline Whitewater Course at the Bicentennial Riverfront Park in Yorkville, was finally put in place. The first week of January, during one of my many strolls along the Fox River, I noticed that someone had left the gate open for the... Read more »
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WGN, Greg Jarrett and The Hometown Voices Tour coming to Yorkville

I already know that most people, after reading that headline, have a blank look on their face as they try to process where Yorkville is located. I get that look all the time when I tell people I live in Yorkville. I sigh. You know where Aurora is? Oh sure. Well, Yorkville is about 14... Read more »

Northern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days, Day One

My voice is shot, my legs are killing me from standing all day and I’m having a great time manning the booth for Heartland Outdoors Magazine at the Northern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days. If you read this in time tonight, have been sitting on the fence on whether to go, just do it. It’s... Read more »