Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

June 22, 2021


The evidence points to Alaska

I was standing up to my ankles in water so clear it looked like a window into the bottom of the lake. Tiny trout fry were schooled up and swimming past the toe of my wading boot and a bug crawled out from beneath a rock to skitter off. Mosquitoes that were incredibly large were

Bill Hilts Jr With Capt John Oravec With Brown Trout

A day on the water with Capt. John Oravec

Like the saying goes, what goes around comes around. As I stepped into the Lund boat of Capt. John Oravec of Lyndonville (aptly named the Johnny O) during a recent fishing trip, he immediately informed me that he had taken my father (Bill Hilts, Sr.) out fishing some 45 years earlier during a writer outing

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?