Category: Boating

Steve Lessard Takes Home the Crown for the 2016 Hobie Fishing Worlds Championship

Steve Lessard Takes Home the Crown for the 2016 Hobie Fishing Worlds Championship
After yielding fish, fun and friendships over a few cold ones combined with shrimp and crawfish, eleven North American World Championship Team members have just returned to their respective states from the Leeville area of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.  There they represented the USA and Canada for the sixth annual Hobie Fishing World Championship (HFW6) presented... Read more »

Outdoor News and Reports UPDATE

Outdoor News and Reports UPDATE
If you have outdoor news, reports or photos you’d like to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. Latest Reports as of November 20, 2016 Northwoods Report by Don Dz… Last week I was in Boulder Junction, staying at the Wildcat Lodge.   It was pretty cool out but none the less, warmer than usual for being... Read more »

Latest News and Reports, July 2016 UPDATE

Latest News and Reports, July 2016  UPDATE
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS Check Your Boat Registration:  The IDNR reminds boat owners in Illinois to check their three-year boat registration/decal and renew their registration if it expires on June 30, 2016.  Renewing watercraft registration can... Read more »
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Latest Reports June 16, 2016 UPDATE

Latest Reports June 16, 2016 UPDATE
If you have any outdoors news, fishing or hunting reports, or photos you want to share, send them to iloutdoors@comcast.net. LATEST NEWS AND REPORTS Kaskaskia River Rough Fish Roundup Bowfishing Tournament Planned for July 16 Bowfishing enthusiasts should make plans now for the second annual Kaskaskia River Rough Fish Roundup bowfishing tournament on Saturday, July... Read more »

Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks
The Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri is a new destination for my fishing travels. Like many of my trips across the Midwest, I was anxious to see what the fishing was like on a body of water that I’ve never had the pleasure of being on, but still heard so much about. Anyone who... Read more »

Wearing PFDs Means Summer Long Safe Boating

Wearing PFDs Means Summer Long Safe Boating
National Safe Boating week is celebrated year after year right before the Memorial Day weekend.  It’s a kickoff promotion of not only safe boating, but also the use of personal floatation devices (PFDs).  Many people call them life jackets. This past holiday weekend was the season opener for boaters who got out for the first... Read more »
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Rocktown Adventures to Host Midwest Kayak Fishing Symposium

Rocktown Adventures to Host Midwest Kayak Fishing Symposium
Kayaking and canoeing is the fastest growing water sport in the country.   I have two kayaks and am picking up my third.   It’s great family fun since it’s open for all ages.  This note just came in from Rocktown Adventures.   For those who want to learn, here’s a great way to get... Read more »

News from the IL DNR

NASP State Tournament:  Champions of the National Archery in the Schools Illinois State Tournament were Canton Ingersoll/Elementary Team #1 (Elementary School Div.), Champaign Jefferson Middle School Team #1 (Middle School Div.), and Danville Schlarman Academy (High School Div.).  Topping the individual standings among females was Elena Johnson of Champaign Jefferson Middle School with an individual score of... Read more »

Getting Ready for Safe Boating

Getting Ready for Safe Boating
Stopping in at some of the boat dealerships and boat supply sections of the big stores is getting to be a pretty common thing right about now.  We’re not that far away from the Memorial Day weekend and that is usually the time when boat owners get their rigs out on the water for the... Read more »
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More shows added to TV Page

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Do you like to watch outdoor TV shows?   How about short snippits like the one posted here or ones on fishing tips? Well I just added more shows to the TV Page. Check out the Illinois Outdoors TV Page by clicking on the button at the top of this page or just CLICK HERE.