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.

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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Commercial fisherman Ruins Fishing for Sport Anglers

4/25/17 Commercial fisherman runs 3 gill nets from bank to bank, then spooks all the fish in the lake by running his motor and using a plunger for several hours. When he was done all the wildlife was gone, all … Continue reading

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How to Test Out a Used Riding Mower

How to Test Out a Used Riding Mower you find on craigslist or somewhere else. Riding mowers with automatic or hydrostatic could have transmission problems. It may start right up, and appear just fine but try it on a hill … Continue reading

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