Archive for October 2010

November News from the Northwoods

My morning cup of coffee always trastes better when I get to enjoy it while reading about the news that comes from the Forest Lake Country Store in Land O Lakes Wisconsin.  Enjoy…. Forest Lake Country Store Great food and a whole lot more,,, November 2010  Remember, we are closed Monday November 15th to attend... Read more »

The Frankfort Sportsmans Club

This is from the Frankfort Sportsman Club in Mokena… FRANKFORT SPORTSMAN CLUB   Men and women of all ages are trying and enjoying the clay target shooting sports.  On any given day of operation at Frankfort Sportsman Club in Mokena you will find children as young as ten, moms and dads, and grandparents enjoying the... Read more »

Gunflint Walleye, a tasty recipe

I recently received an email from Paul Krupin of Direct Contact PR.  He wanted to share a recent fishing experience and a great recipe for walleye. I’d like to share that email and maybe you’d like to get some of your fish out of the freezer and into the baking pan.  If you have a photo... Read more »

Midwest Muskie Club hosts Scott Donovan Seminar

The Midwest Muskie Club invites all to their November 4th Meeting featuring 2009 Top Gun and Lake Kinkaid Guide Scott Donovan. Their meetings are free! Food is free w/ donation requested. Cash Bar. Meeting location is at The Village Sportsman’s Club 5201 W 115th St. Alsip, IL More info is at

Fundraiser to be a good kick off for Ice Fishing season

I’ve met Tony Boshold last year and had him on as a guest on the Fishing and Outdoor Radio show to talk about ice fishing.   Tony is a local guy and a pro on the ice.  He has the opportunity to compete with the USA Ice Team at the World Ice Fishing Championship in the... Read more »

Bass Fishing on Cranberry Lake

Had a great day on the water this past week as I got to fish with Josh Lantz, Executive Director of the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers. Besides Josh being an outdoor writer/communicator himself, he’s also a fishing guide, World Class Fly Fishing with Josh Lantz. Josh does fly fish and takes clients out... Read more »

StrikeMaster Augers "Handle" Like a Pro

From our friends at StriMaster… “New High Impact Composite Handle System adds toughness and brute strength  Big Lake, MN – A dance partner who’s light on their feet makes doin’ the boogie or foxtrot infinitely more enjoyable. Particularly when compared to a hefty clunker who’s constantly stepping on your toes. On frozen lakes, fishermen find... Read more »

Message from IDNR Director Marc Miller on "Target Hunger Now!"

As public servants, one of the most important things we can do each and every day is find ways to help people. I’m writing today to tell you about a new initiative from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources intended to do just that.  We’re calling it “Target Hunger Now!” – a new effort to... 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 »

A braided line that's like fluorocarbon? Spiderwire has it!

I’m pumped.  With this warm weather our fishing season is getting some extra weeks and that means we can go fishing more. I just got a spool of Ultracast fluorbraid line and will be spooling up to give it a try before the snow flys.  Here’s a press release on this great line… The Braid... Read more »