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November Yakin’

It’s November again, but something is different this year. It’s considerably cooler, fishing has been slow, and this year, we have kayaks! This means if fishing from the shore is slow, we can go out on water and go find them. What are we looking for in November? Crappie of …

The Cold Front Ultralight Adventure

“Yes! Got one! Fish on!” *Silver flash*  Splash, splash….. “Nice! what is it?’ Splash, splash, SPLOSH…. “OOOOOHHHHHAAAAAHHHHHH!!!” “It’s gone, it was a big crappie. Damn it!!” The 10 seconds that was described above might just be the most painful and memorable moment for me this year as I watch a …

On the Board for Kayak War!

As you know the weather has been awful. We had quite a bit of flooding on all of the waters especially the rivers where most locations are still running high and wild. This past weekend was the nicest one this month, calm, warmer and only a few drizzles of rain. …

Angler’s Log 2013:02:26 – Nice Ice

It’s been lots of fun on the ice the past 2 weeks. Loons Lake at SIlver Spring State Park and Harrier Lake at Pratts Wayne Forest Preserve were great locations for a bunch of DuPage Anglers (Pondboy, DarkStar, Brim Reaper, Rocknfish, and JTC24) trying to escape cabin fever. Between Little Atom …