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Columns by Lee Wahlgren

Squirrel hunters take aim

I have talked to a couple of squirrel hunters and they said they had a good hunt. I would like to have some more hunters contact me about th…
Bohnsack has fishing thrill of lifetime

Bohnsack has fishing thrill of lifetime

A couple of weeks ago, my friend, John Smith, received a phone call from some Princeton friends stating they had an opening to go to Canada …

There’s a lot of water out there

When our family left for the Ozarks, I had gotten information about the weather in Missouri. Roger and Lynn Lowe had just got back from a we…
Fishing good in Canada

Fishing good in Canada

We are now all back safe and sound. We started out with our scouting party on May 29, Jerry Pattelli and his grandson, Noah, Randy Lafferty,…
Gone fishing

Gone fishing

Well, the seniors have graduated and the school year is almost over. Several students and other friends are ready to take the trip to Black …
Raining on the great outdoors

Raining on the great outdoors

With the ample rainfall we have recently received, it is a plus and a minus.Bureau Creek is flowing …
Young hunters bag their turkeys

Young hunters bag their turkeys

Recently, some young hunters did well in the Illinois Wild Turkey season that is sponsored each spring by the IDNR. Youth are allowed to hun…

Morels coming on the horizon

With the change in the weather, the thermometer going up and the presence of some additional sunshine, Bureau County has started to become m…
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