Illinois Outdoors

  • Rocky Mountain National Park – EXPLORE the Amazing and Unique Alpine Tundra Ecosystem found here

    August 27, 2020
    Dave Barus
    Rocky Mountain National Park - EXPLORE the Amazing and Unique Alpine Tundra Ecosystem found here Elk, Moose, Black Bear, Birds, Fish, Mountains – Great Views…Bring a Camera! Take note of National Park Entry Permit Requirements, VISIT www.RECREATION.GOV One memory here can last for All Time, especially when you stand on the Continental Divide, located here. East to the Atlantic, west to the Pacific. Wow. Black Bear in Rocky ... Read More >>
  • American Baitworks catches Doug Minor!

    July 21, 2020
    David Gray
    American Baitworks catches Doug Minor!By David Gray Doug Minor just embarked on his latest fishing adventure.  Although this is a business adventure, it is very much about fishing.  It took some talking to get Doug, who led Strike King lures through 37 years of innovation and growth, to consider coming out of retirement just weeks ... Read More >>
  • Frog Fshing! Time for BIG Summer BASS

    July 19, 2020
    Forrest Fisher
    Frog Fshing! Time for BIG Summer BASS Summer is here, frogs are breakfast food for big bass Not all frog lures are created equal, learn about differences below Heavy frogs, light frogs – when to use each of these By Forrest Fisher Did you know that bullfrogs never sleep? Some say that’s why big bass never sleep either! With summer water ... Read More >>
  • The Last Cast

    July 9, 2020
    Larry Whiteley
    The Last Cast Sunrise, Sunset, Starshine…life-long breathtaking moments Family, Fishing, Memories, Doctors…and Reality  Radiation, Chemo…Time to Re-Rig  By Larry Whiteley He was alone on the lake. The sunrise was breathtaking. He had seen lots of mornings but none this beautiful. His first cast landed near some bushes. He felt the thump and set the hook. The largemouth ... Read More >>
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