Archive for June 2011

Mann's Aiming For The Shallow Water.

Mann’s adds a new bait to their shallow diving crankbait line.  These will be available soon per this recent release… ABY X   THE SHALLOW WATER MUST HAVE CRANKBAIT May 10, 2011 Mann’s® is proud to announce The BABY X, its newest addition to the nation’s top shallow water lure series. The BABY X will be... Read more »

Mann's Does it Again!

From our friends at Mann’s Bait Company…. NEW!!!  THE JOINTED 20+™ May 16, 2011. In 1986, Mann’s® Bait Company introduced the first crankbait to break the 20 foot depth barrier, the patented 20+™. The patented lip that created this possibility has been used to create a line of fresh and salt water lures known for... Read more »

Fishing the Wildcat Chain in Boulder Junction Wisconsin

I’m up north and having a great time fishing the Wildcat Chain in Boulder Junction. Jeff Novak and his son Joe and I have fished Big Kitten, Little Kitten, and Wildcat Lakes and have been enjoying a week of nice weather and fishing. Below is a slide show of a number of the fish that... Read more »

Channahon Quarries Finally Open to Public Fishing

After a long wait, the old gravel quarries on Route 6 east of Channahon opened for public fishing on June 16th. The property now called the Rock Run Rookery was acquired in 2002 by the Will County Forest Preserve as a nesting sanctuary for several species of birds including egrets and herons. There are actually... Read more »

Central Missouri a great vacation destination

  Here are more upcoming summer events in Central Missouri….   Hit the Water for the Lake’s Largest Boating Party – AquaPalooza Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. –It doesn’t matter how you attend AquaPalooza on July 16 at Dog Days Bar & Grill in Osage Beach. You can use a boat, raft, kayak, paddleboard or even... Read more »

NanoFil Line by Berkley wins big at EFTTEX

NanoFil Line by Berkley wins big at EFTTEX
From our friends at Berkley… COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 20, 2011) – EFTTEX, the European Fishing Tackle Trade Exposition, concluded on Sunday their 30th anniversary show in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The gala closing ceremony included the announcements of the new product award winners. Leading the awards announcements was the naming of Berkley NanoFil as recipient of the... Read more »

$100,000 Illinois Sportsman's Raffle

From the IL DNR Tickets Available for $100,000 Illinois Sportsman’s Raffle Illinois Conservation Foundation Raffle Benefits Youth Conservation Education SPRINGFIELD, IL – Tickets are now available for the 2011 Illinois Conservation Foundation Sportsman’s Raffle with a $100,000 first-place prize. Tickets for the raffle are $100 each. The grand prize of $100,000 will be presented at... Read more »

Kevin VanDam Captures 7th Angler of the Year Award!

From our friends at the Bass Pro Shops Springfield, MO – June 22, 2011 – The Kevin VanDam legend continues with KVD capturing the 2011 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year last Sunday. This is the fourth consecutive year VanDam has won the award and the seventh time in his illustrious career–beating out 9-time... Read more »

Summer vacation ideas... and the fishing here is good too

Summer vacation ideas... and the fishing here is good too
Fishing is Central Missouri is good and when some of us are out on the water there’s plenty of other things that can be done to complete a great summer vacation.   This is from our friends in Central Missouri.   2011 SUMMER LAKE BREAKING NEWS W hat’s new at the Lake of the Ozarks?  Read all... Read more »

EZ Shade is the perfect solution for hot sunny days

The EZ Shade is a great new product that easily attaches to your ez up tent.  What’s so neat about it is that it provides you with a cooling shade that can be attached to any side of the tent.easily.  For working outdoors its a pefect solution.  I’ve attended hunt tests with my daughter and... Read more »