Illinois – Cory Yarmuth

Prepare Now-Open Water is Coming

The winter months seem like they have been dragging on. Every day, you have more and more snow to shovel just to get out of the house. Winter doldrums can really take a toll on man’s soul and desires. You often catch yourself daydreaming of those cool spring mornings and the sounds of water splashing against the sides of the…

Walk On Water to fight Cancer

Don’t forget to mark you calendars for Saturday February 12.  What for? Well, it’s that time of year again, for the Andrea Lynn Cancer fund’s “Walk on Water” or W.O.W. Ice Benefit.  This event will be held on Bangs lake in Wauconda and all proceeds will go to the Andrea Lynn Cancer fund.  The fund is a 501-C3 charity that…

Winter Steelhead are Active and Catchable

The steelhead are starting to come in real strong into the local creeks and rivers. They are moving upstream to spawn and can be found from Wisconsin down to Michigan. You will find fish that are moving up from the lakefront to begin their spawn as well as some leftover fish that had moved into the streams during the summer….

Hello from blogger Cory Yarmuth

Hello! Many of you may know me or have seen some of my writing here on the pages of ION. I am pretty excited to become part a growing staff of fellow outdoorsmen that have chosen to take some time out from our busy lives and bring some of what we do as well as what is going on around…