SPRINGFIELD - With archery season opening Oct. 1, deer hunters will soon start heading to the woods. Tree stand falls are one of the most common hunting injuries that can be prevented with some simple...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the launch of the new Hunt Illinois website – an online resource for Illinois residents and visitors to th...[Read More]
Dove hunters are fortunate that the season for these popular game birds comes only once a year. It permits a hunter adequate time to heal from the emotional and physical scars experienced from the...[Read More]
This is typically the time of year when fishing at each of Illinois three large Corps of Engineers lakes begins to heat up. This year, however, the fire began in early spring and has continued to ge...[Read More]
For some reason, my best fishing trips are typically those made with little pre-planning. In fact, that was exactly what happened a few years ago when Outdoor Guide Magazine Editor Bob Whitehead an...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced changes to dove hunting procedures at state sites due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The changes will provid...[Read More]
While it might seem like summer has just arrived to Illinois big three Corps of Engineer reservoirs, it’s already me to star gearing up for fall. In fact, water temperatures at Lake Shelbyville...[Read More]
Sporting a broad smile on his face, my long-time dove hunting companion Mark Hubbard trotted across the parched sunflower field to retrieve his hard-earned prize. Though it was his first dove...[Read More]
Most catfish anglers prefer to keep things simple when pursuing their favorite fish. A fancy boat or expensive gear is not needed when pursuing the main ingredient for a fish fry. All...[Read More]
Although it's been a long time in coming, anglers are now finally enjoying excellent success at each of Illinois' three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs. Though water levels remain high at each location...[Read More]

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