Archive for August 2010

Fox River Valley Muskies Inc. says "Join us for Lunch"

I received this from FRV Muskies Inc.   I like BBQ…. This Sunday August 22nd help support Fox River Valley Muskies inc. by Joining us for Lunch at cabela’s in Hoffman Estates from 11:00 Am thru 1:00 PM. We will be featuring Famous Daves  Pulled Pork Sandwich, Bag of Chips and a Pepsi for only $4.00... Read more »

Discover Boating names and shares Top Boating Songs

Picture yourself on the Chicago River, taking the family for a cruise where they can see the sites of downtown Chicago.  Have you ever thought that there are a whole lot of songs that deal with boating? I just received this from Discover Boating.   check it out and listen to a few boating tunes… CHICAGO... Read more »

A lot of net in a tidy package...

I have a Hiber-Net… it’s really a great tool for bringing in the fish yet so convenient as it fits in the rod locker of my boat while travelling to and from a lake.  That’s a great advantage in that it has a place to stay when not in use.  I love the compact-ability of... Read more »

TV show on Pinkneyville Lake in Southern Illinois

I just finished editing a TV show for Illinois Outdoors that will be airing on Comcast Cable, Total Living Network, Ch 138 at 6 AM on Saturday, September  11. I thought I’d share with you in the slideshow some photo clips from this episode.  Pinkneyville Lake is a small city lake outside of the town... Read more »

Some fishing reports that came in

I received a few fishing reports recently and I’d like to share them with the readers of this blog.  Don’t forget that you can see my weekly fishing report in the Chicago Tribune every Tuesday. FROM THE KANKAKEE RIVER Hi!  The Kankakee is in good fishing condition.  In Indiana, at the Point,north of English Lake,... Read more »

Lake Michigan Kings are on north of Waukegan

Cory Yarmuth of McHenry sent me a fishing report from early Sunday morning.  He fished the Big Drink north of Waukeegan.  Here is what he said… Hit the launch at 4:15am and we started setting lines by 4:40am. We hadn’t finished setting lines when the starboard power pro dipsey went off. The skunk was off... Read more »

Dove hunting tips from Allen Treadwell

The following is from Allen Treadwell of Bass Pro’s RedHead Pro Hunting Team… Dove hunting doesn’t take a great deal of planning. Finding where they roost, feed, drink,and pick up gravel are things you should know. Drive around the countryside looking for doves. It is easy to be fooled by small groups of birds sitting... Read more »

"Marathon Man" Not Only Beats, but Obliterates His Own Record

I just received this press release,   Interesting…. Frabill’s Jeff “Kolo” Kolodzinski sets the docks ablaze in a fury of fish…and establishes a new record Jackson, Wis. – To say that the rules and regulations to qualify for a genuine Guinness World Record are extreme is an understatement of epic proportions. Just ask the Marathon Man himself,... Read more »

Chicago Boat, RV, and Outdoor Show to inhance RV Pavillion

Everyone loves going to the Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoor Show and there’s no doubt that if you’re in the market for a new boat, RV, or planning a summer vacation, the “Boat Show” is the place to visit.  It’s the largest outdoor show in all of Chicagoland and you have save the date for this... Read more »

The perfect "Ice Suit" for cold weather angling

Frabill’s new Ice Suit While at the ICAST Show I had the opportunity to try the new Frabill Ice Suit on.  It was great.  Light weight by super warm.  It was very movable.  Put the hood up and turn your head, the hood turns with you.  This is one comfortable suit made for he serious... Read more »