Author Archives: Dave Tackett

About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.

Commercial fishing Hurts Fisherman & Wildlife

Since the rivers have been high this year, I have been spending a lot of time just getting photos. I usually like to drift down river below Sterling on the Rock River, but with so much current it is difficult … Continue reading

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Farmers are not Good for Fisherman

In this photo what you are seeing is what is going on all over. Farmers bulldozing tree lines to get a few more rows of corn. This takes away habitat for wildlife, and therefore hurts hunting. They do this along … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photos from May 6th, 2017

I can’t post them all but here is some of the photos from may 6th.

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New Photos for May 2017

April was a great month and may is proving to be even better. It’s been a great year for photos. That and I am getting away from fishing and spending more time with a camera in my hand. I just … Continue reading

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A few recent photos

A few recent photos, Rock River

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