Archive for July 2010

A great new invention that works... Click2Knot

I receivevd this information today.  The Click2knot is a pretty neat invention.  I tried it, I have one.  It really works!!!        Tie a perfect Uni-Knot in Seconds with Spinmade’s Click2knot – Anyone Can Do It! The new revolutionary Click2knot knot tying tool is so easy to use anyone can tie a professional five-turn Uni-Knot in Seconds.  Fresh from... Read more »

Bowfishing Association Hosting Director's Shoot Aug. 7

This press release came in from the IL DNR.  I’d like you to know that I will be doing the announcing at the weigh in at this event on Saturday, August 7.  Come on out to say hello, see all the fish that these bow anglers will be brining in and to see all the... Read more »

Illinois seeking approval of fourth duck hunting zone

This just came in from the IL DNR….. Governor Pat Quinn Seeks Interior Secretary’s Support for Future Duck Zone Flexibility SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Governor Pat Quinn is asking the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to consider granting Illinois more flexibility in setting future duck hunting seasons for the 2011-2015 seasons to enhance hunting opportunities and... Read more »

Radio Show Fall Trip to Mille Lacs info meeting

For all those interested in our September 8- 12, 2010, fishing trip to Lake Mille Lacs and those who have allready signed up for the trip, Don Dziedzina and Ray Ludkevicz will be conducting a Pre Trip and informational meeting Sunday August 8 at 2 PM at the Lockport Moose Lodge, 118 E. 10th Street,  Lockport, IL. Don... Read more »

Pure Fishing invests in future fishermen

This just came in… Donations to Further Knowledge of Fishing in Today’s Youth COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 27, 2010) – Reading, writing, and arithmetic seem a bit passé. Students today study anything from engineering to Mozart to interior design. Even fishing and conservation are on the curriculum in public schools with the help of the Future... Read more »

Still Time to Win the Illinois Sportsman's and Parks Raffle

From the Illinois DNR…. Tickets available for prizes up to $100,000 through August 31 SPRINGFIELD, IL – Tickets are still available, but time is running out for a chance to win prizes up to $100,000 in “Illinois Sportsman’s and Parks Raffle” from the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) and Friends of Illinois Parks.  The drawing for... Read more »

Shakespeare introduces a new No Backlash baitcasting reel

At the 2010 ICAST Show, I visited the Shakespeare booth and checked out the new low profile baitcasting reel that everyone has been talking about.  It’s the E-Z Cast reel that just will not give you a backlash.     I had to try it for myself. In speaking with one of the reps, he handed me a... Read more »

The Gear Grabbar - Great new item

Here’s another great new item that I found at the ICAST show.  It’s the Gear Grabbar.  There are all sorts of racks that you can use to hang  your lures from in your boat.  In most cases it involves putting a hook into a hole.  This is not the case with the Gear Grabbar.  Bring... Read more »

Final notice on Ocean Waves Sunglasses contest - 7 days left

Don Dziedzina wearing a pair of Ocean Waves Bandanna sunglasses with Backwater Green lenses. By the way, this bass was caught sight fishing. You can see all details by clicking on the CONTEST link above. But in a nutshell, winning is easy.  Send an email to me at  In the SUBJECT line, put OCEAN... Read more »

Illinois Welcomes Participants, Spectators to World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta

From the Illinois DNR…. Trapshooting Competition enters 5th year at WSRC SPARTA, ILL. – One of the premier events in shooting sports returns to Illinois on August 3-14 with the annual Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) Grand American Trapshooting Championships at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex (WSRC) in Sparta.  The Grand American, which has been... Read more »