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Local Boating Sales and Marketer, Jim Kelsey of Gordy's Boats in Fox Lake is Creating Memorable Experiences and preaching Boating Safety
Jim Kelsey of Gordy's Boats in Fox Lakes talks to Visit Lake County Marketing Manager, Anthony, about the basic needs for a safe day on the water.
2013 Charter Fishing Season Recap – Thoughts on 2014 by Captain Rick Bentley
TweetThe 2013 Season, my sixth as a Captain, came to a close for me on Thursday, Oct 10 and I had the boat pulled out of the water a couple days later. At this moment, she’s resting on jackstands and … Continue reading
Lake County Forest Preserve Trout Season 2013
TweetTrout season has officially started! Banana Lake in Wauconda’s Lakewood Forest Preserve, has been stocked and is open for rainbow trout fishing. . Most of the stocked trout range in size from three-quarters to one pound. Trout stocking is a biannual fall … Continue reading
Special Feature: Paddle Sports from Lake County Forest Preserves
TweetArticle by the Lake County Forest Preserves: Horizon’s Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2013 People love water. And in Lake County there’s a lot to love. It’s always been a high priority to preserve and restore lakes, streams and rivers in our forest … Continue reading
July and August Fishing Update
TweetWith roughly eight weeks left to go in the 2013 Season, I wanted to update everybody one more time ahead of the last entry which will be an end of season recap. Record Breaking Fish! My last update spoke about … Continue reading
Chain O’Lakes: Boating Article by Paul Anthony Arco
TweetCharting a Course for Summer Fun Boasting 15 lakes, 45 miles of riverfront, nearly 30,000 weekend boaters and a lively Prohibition history, this area between McHenry and Lake counties is one of the busiest boating destinations in the country. Story … Continue reading
Boating Website Launch Event at Gordy’s Marine in Fox Lake
TweetI have a confession to make. I live in Lake County, but had not been on the Chain O’Lakes until this week. And I fully understand that this is a contradiction, but I honestly had no idea how accessible it … Continue reading