Archive for February 2011

Berkley comes out with a new plastic bait... HAVOC

I just got my hands on some of these new baits and I have to tell you, they’re going to be on the top of my tackle bag because they’re going to be the the first baits I use this spring for bass fishing.  Check out the photos, these baits look great.   Here’s a press... Read more »

Evinrude to Offer Contingency Awards to FLW Walleye Tour Pros

Great news for pro anglers from Evinrude…. Evinrude to Offer Contingency Awards to FLW Walleye Tour Pros Winning has its perks. Evinrude also announced today that anglers powering their boats with an Evinrude E-TEC outboard engine in the FLW Walleye Tour will be eligible for contingency awards in 2011.  Contingency prize money will be paid... Read more »

Pete Harsh joins BRPs Team Evinrude

News from Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP)…. Sturtevant, Wis., February 18, 2011 – BRP announced today the addition of FLW Walleye Tour veteran Pete Harsh to Team Evinrude, the company’s elite professional fishing team. Harsh, the 2008 FLW Walleye Angler of the Year and a Sauk Centre, Minn. native, has amassed more than $800,000 in career... Read more »

IL Smallmouth Alliance Bronzeback Blowout - March 5

The Illinois Smallmouth Alliance will host their annual Bronzeback Blowout on Satruday, March 5 2011, 3:00 to 9:00 PM at the American Legion Hall, Elmhurst.  The event includes Dinner, speakers, raffles, silent auctions. Cost is $25 per person.The featured speaker for the Bronzeback Blowout is Joe Cornwall. Joe grew up in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Fascinated by water... Read more »

Get a Dry Bag to keep your clothing dry

Coghlan’s has come out with a lot of neat items for campers, boaters and thouse who enjoy the outdoors.  I for one have strong feelings about getting items that are not only practicle but also usefull, especially when that product protects your gear. I have a boat and two kayaks.  There’s no doubt that at... Read more »

Protect your mobile phone

This is a neat little product, very inexpensive and it’s worth it’s weight in gold.  Sometimes when I go fishing I’ll be in the middle of a lake and get caught in a rainstorm.  I wade the creeks on occasion and although I’ve been lucky, friends of mine have dropped their cell phone in the... Read more »

Great Fishing Prosepects in Williamson County

This came in from the Williamson County Tourism… Recent surveys of the fish populations in Williamson County lakes shows that the Prospects for fishing success this year is very promising. Three of the larger bodies of water in Williamson County are found in the Crab orchard National Wildlife Refuge about 4 miles west of Marion. ... Read more »

VJA Bass Fishing Newsletter for February is out

The Victor J Andrew High School bass team newsletter for February is out.  CLICK HERE to view. Support your local IHSA Bass Fishing Team

The Outdoor Channel announces acquisition of

This press release just came in…. Online Destination for Hunters, Anglers and Shooting Sports Enthusiasts Joins Outdoor Channel’s Leading Digital Network TEMECULA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTD) today announced the acquisition of, a leading online provider of hunting, fishing and shooting content. The site, which... Read more »

Time for a new boat...

I saw many of the new Lund Boats that came out on the market for 2011.  Very nice and boy it got me thinking that my 2006 boat is not that far off from replacement.  I feel the need to have a newer boat on the TV Show.  Now, after reading this press release from... Read more »