Notes come from the outside round Chicago and past.

wild of the week

Ed Potocki We shot this scene on Lake Shabonna throughout thick ice. “I noticed this frozen musk in time, till I spotted it was only a log… I did a double take once I noticed it. For musk hunters solely!!”

OK, it is one other WOTW, however I like it.

WOTW, a celebration of Chicago’s outside wild tales and images, runs most weeks on Solar-Occasions Sports activities Saturday in a particular two-page outside part.To submit, e mail or contact me on Fb (Dale Bowman), twitter (@BowmanOutside) or Instagram (@BowmanOutside).

Dale’s mail bag

“A phrase about DuSable?” mat

A: Until you occur to be there, you hardly ever get a fishing report from DuSable Harbor. The regulars are very tight and both troublesome to entry apart from a small angler’s car parking zone or actually reside downtown.

large quantity

14-6: World report lake whitefish for pound ounces (6.52 kg) Denise Lacock From Georgian Bay, Ontario, on Could 21, 1984, in accordance with the Worldwide Gamefish Affiliation.

The final phrase

“Take a wire by the concrete block and every tree department and wrap it round just a few occasions. Then slide the block off the dock into the boat stall and watch the tree slowly sink. Instantaneous cowl. Sudden fishing spot. Just some turns.” I am amazed at how rapidly a Christmas tree that till just some days in the past proudly carried on the custom of Christmas can entice crappie.”

Brent Frazee“Christmas Tree Crappie” from

File photograph of a Christmas tree on ice. When the ice melts, the Christmas tree sinks and turns into a hideout for fish. At a lake within the southern suburbs.

wild occasions

present time

Click on right here for an entire record of exhibits, outside courses and swap meets.

Till January eighth (Solar): Let’s Go Fishing Present, Gateway Conference Middle, Collinsville

Wednesday eleventh January to fifteenth January: Chicago Boat Present, McCormick Place South

Subsequent Saturday, January 14th to January fifteenth: Chicago Journey & Journey Present, Stephens Conference Middle, Rosemont

Subsequent Saturday, January 14th to January fifteenth: Spring Lake Isaac Walton Out of doors Present, Hobart, IN, (219) 263-3358

assortment of fish

Tuesday, January 10: Lake Michigan Anglers Rob WendellUpcoming Retailer Seminars, Fishing Across the Harbor After Thaw, Salmon Limitless, Thornwood Restaurant & Lounge, Wooden Dale, 7pm,

Wednesday, January eleventh: Greg Thomas About Crankbait Fishing, Higher Determine 8 and Sample Planning, Fox River Valley Chapter of Muskies Inc., Schaumburg Golf Membership, 7pm

Thursday, January 12: Jim CrowleyRiverside Fishing Membership, Berwyn Moose Lodge 424 (NOTE NEW MEETING SITE), 6:30 pm

Illinois Allow/Season

Sunday, January 8: pheasant, quail, partridge, north zone, finish

Monday, January ninth: Finish of second pigeon season

Tuesday, January 10: Final Day, Duck Season, Mid-South Zone

Friday, January 13 – Friday, January 1, 15: Half 2, Particular CWD/Late Winter Hornless Deer Season

bald eagle

Subsequent Saturday, January 14th: Eagle Watch, 4 Rivers Environmental Schooling Middle, Chanahong, 11am-3pm, /

Till January eighth (Solar): Bald Eagle Days: QCCA Expo Middle, Rock Island, IL,

By Editor

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