ST. LOUIS — Fourth generation pipefitter Kevin McDonough of St. Louis, Missouri, is on a quest for a salmon slam in the wilds of Alaska when the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s Brotherhood...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Turkey hunters harvested a preliminary statewide total of 13,383 wild turkeys during the 2021 Illinois Spring Turkey Season. This year’s preliminary harvest total compares...[Read More]
BALDWIN, Ill. – Kaskaskia River State Fish and Wildlife Area will host the 2021 Rough Fish Roundup bowfishing tournament at Wood Duck Marina in Baldwin, Illinois Saturday, July 17, 2021. Bowfishing...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is seeking applicants who are ready to combine a love of conservation, wildlife and natural resources with law enforcement...[Read More]
To say that every year offers a new and unexpected challenge to local turkey hunters would definitely be true. As an example, compare this spring with last year's. During the opening week of the 202...[Read More]
Though many of the lakes and ponds in the fall catchable trout season continue to produce catches of these popular fish, a new shipment of hard-fighting rainbow trout will soon arrive for some of thes...[Read More]
With normal weather conditions, we’ll soon see the beginning of the spring fishing season. During the early weeks of February, the final remnants of ice typically disappear from most...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 162,575 deer during all 2020-21 archery and firearm seasons, which concluded Jan. 17, 2021. The total preliminary deer harvest...[Read More]
Mention an Illinois sauger and walleye fishing trip and most Illinois anglers automatically assume your plans include an expedition to certain northern waters. Traditionally, the upper reaches of th...[Read More]
You might say that late-season hunting separates the men from the boys. Even for the most dedicated, these trips do certainly present something of a challenge. Without a doubt, late-season hunting...[Read More]

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