Illinois Outdoors

  • Catching Your First Bass…Unforgettable!

    September 18, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Unforgettable moments at the Black River near La Crosse, Wisconsin Light line, swim jig with Strike King Shad Bass Cat with Yamaha Vmax Engine By Forrest Fisher There is something special about fishing for bass, especially when you’ve tried before, but you let your kids fish so they have that first cast and last ... Read More >>
  • Fishing with Johnnie Candle, Extreme-Sensitivity Fishing Rods Catch Fish in La Crosse, Wisconsin

    September 17, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Fishing rod guides that don’t break Hi-modulus sensitivity rod blanks from Scheel’s allowed for detecting the lightest of strikes “Smart Boat” technics from Humminbird for total position control to target hotspots  By Forrest Fisher Walleye fishing legend, Johnnie Candle, suggested that we look at mid-river shoals on the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wisconsin, ... Read More >>
  • Fall Fishing in La Crosse, Wisconsin: Binge-feeding time for Walleye, Bass, Catfish

    September 12, 2019
    Forrest Fisher
    Mississippi River pools offer multiple species Fall weather excites fish toward binge feeding Autumn colors provide an extra measure of goodness for visitors By Forrest Fisher Near La Crosse, Wisconsin, the Upper Mississippi River spreads well beyond its main channel, a bonus for anglers.  Hundreds of tiny islands, channels, and deep pools offer a ... Read More >>
  • Sky-High on Loon’s and Walleye in Wisconsin

    September 12, 2019
    Bob Holzhei
    Turtle Flambeau Flowage in Wisconsin offers comfort and Sounds of the Outdoors Autumn Musky, Walleye, Bronzebacks on the bite with upcoming Fall Colors By Bob Holzhei Catching a limit of walleye was expected, however, I wondered if it was the call of a loon that echoed in my mind and brought me ... Read More >>
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