With the duck and dark goose migration at a standstill, Fowled Reality met up with some friends in the far reaches of southern Illinois to do some snow goose hunting and specklebelly hunting. Having success on snow geese without an e-caller is challenging, but with the right setup it can be done! The crew put down 12 snow geese and 12 speckebellies over the course of the weekend. Stay tuned to http://www.FOWLEDREALITY.com for the full webisode this Spring.
The word about Asian carp must be getting out. The annual Redneck Fishing Tournament, held every summer in the town of Bath on the Illinois River, is drawing participants from both coasts to help local residents catch as many invasive Asian carp as possible. STORY & COMMENTS
Prospects for Lake Michigan's salmon fishing this summer are good to excellent, with plenty of fish, good weights early and baitfish supply that should keep the game fish going for at least a couple of more years. STORY & COMMENTS
A suburban Chicago man found dead Sunday evening in a fishing boat anchored in an Illinois River backwater about two miles south of Hennepin died from natural causes, authorities said. STORY & COMMENTS