Illinois Outdoors

  • Shark Teeth, Beach Treasure for Fun in the Sun…from Ancient times

    January 6, 2021
    Forrest Fisher
    Shark Teeth, Beach Treasure for Fun in the Sun...from Ancient times HOW and WHERE to find them ON THE BEACH – 5 Methods Shark Teeth found on the beach are fossilized – 10,000 to 15 million years old! Back to the Future…fun on the beaches at Manatee Key in Southwest Florida By Forrest Fisher There are shark teeth to be found all over the ... Read More >>
  • Conservation Pioneers, a Never-Ending Love Story

    December 26, 2020
    Larry Whiteley
    By Larry Whiteley From time to time in life, you meet people with hearts as big as the outdoors they love. It is hard for those who know these two unforgettable people, Bob and Barb Kipfer, to think of one without thinking of the other. They are husband and wife, but ... Read More >>
  • Sitting on a Big Flat Rock in Winter

    December 15, 2020
    Larry Whiteley
    Sitting on a Big Flat Rock in WinterBy Larry Wisher It’s a warm day. For winter, that is. I’m sitting on a big flat rock in the middle of the woods. The sun soaks deep into my bones. Days like this don’t come that often in winter, here where I live. I take my jacket off and use it ... Read More >>
  • 4-PLAY for Christmas! …A Love Story

    November 19, 2020
    Dave Barus
    Woodsy turkey call sounds combine screech and scratch controls Henry C. Gibson and Eric Steinmetz each provided sound innovations about 120 years apart Tone and tune change in one box that allows clucking, purring, yelping and cackling is about pure genius  By Larry Whiteley Now some of you probably read that headline, and your ... Read More >>
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