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Garmin trolling motor tops ‘Best of Show’ at ICAST

(ICAST photos)Garmin and its Force Trolling Motor earned “Best of Show” at the ICAST New Product Showcase. The award was announced Thursday, July 11 at the 62nd annual ICAST gathering at the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The Garmin trolling motor was selected among the 29 “Best of Category” award-winners, announced the previous day during the New…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – July 12, 2019

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides, and fishing guides. Editor’s Note: Water levels have remained high in many parts of the state and fishing reports have been sporadic. More anglers have filed reports in recent days and fishing activity appears to be returning to normal, though flooding has affected some areas. North…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report for July 12, 2019

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         East – Consistent walleye fishing continues on the deep and shallow structures during the day and low-light periods. A wide range of sizes are being caught lake-wide on most live bait or artificial presentations you choose to fish with. The smallmouth bite also remains strong on the mid-depth rock piles and points…

Bowfishing world record? South Dakota men bag massive channel catfish

A channel catfish like this one is getting a lot of attention in South Dakota.RAPID CITY, S.D. — Two South Dakota men have bagged what the Bowfishing Association of America is calling a new world-record channel catfish. The Rapid City Journal reports 19-year-old Cody Sechser and 18-year-old Isaac Kipp of Montrose were bowfishing on Skunk Creek 10 miles north of…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – June 28, 2019

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. Editor’s note: High water and flooding continued in most parts of the state at the time these reports were compiled. Please keep in mind that due to this, reporting on some lakes and rivers was limited. DNR and other agencies have reminded anglers…