Twice a year, in April and in October, the Illinois DNR stocks select lakes and rivers with a variety of trout for anglers to try their luck at. The first 2 weeks after stocking, the trout can be fished on a catch and release basis only. The following week, the trout can be kept for […]
Some shots of planes around the city this weekend. The pictures are from Sunday only. With Saturday’s rain delay, and cool, windy weather I opted not to bike all the way down to North Ave. Sunday was perfect weather though. And the clouds made for some cool pictures. An absolutely packed lakefront. An F-35 and P-51 […]
Quick reminder and PSA: The days are getting shorter. I hope everyone is enjoying summer.
In June 2016, I took a much-needed break from my 9-5 office job downtown, and took a week trading a computer screen for a mountain view. I did some early summer hiking and fishing that was 2nd to none, especially by Chicago standards. Since my girlfriend and I split the cost down the middle, we kept track […]
Recently I’ve made the best investment I’ve made in a while and have set myself up for a pretty awesome summer. I bought an inflatable kayak and can now properly and safely get out on the open water. I will be sharing some of my Great Lakes adventures on Chicago Rants while the water is warm. The purchase was […]