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Magic Under The Ice

2014 started with a lot of excitement. Not only the ice fishing has been excellent despite the super cold spell we had, We have also been trying some new locations this year and so far they have been pretty good with perch, crappie, blue gills, bass, and channel cats have …

Ice Fishing with St. Nick.

T’was the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; My kids were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of gift …

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 …

Drilling for Fun

As you all know, a couple of weeks ago I took the kids on the ice with Pondboy and Darkstar. Ever since that outing, the boys have been bugging me about hitting the ice again. So after a week long of cold weather, I decided to take Brendon back on …

Welcome to the Ice Age

It’s been a long time since I’ve ice fished. 1994 to be precise. Back then, we didn’t have a shanty, we didn’t have flashers, we didn’t have ice rods, but we had a ton of fun. It’s now 2013. We got shelters that are nicer than my dorm room, ice …