SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today, together with Midwest Fish Co-op and Sorce Freshwater Company, introduced Illinoisans to a locally-sourced, plentiful...[Read More]
Luring a spring gobbler into shotgun range is, without a doubt, among the most challenging sports available to local hunters. And, this is exactly what many local turkey hunters are planning to accomplish...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced updated health and safety protocols and procedures that have been developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic...[Read More]
It hadn't been more than a few years ago when on the water no more than 10 minutes when Larry "Fatman" Fitch set his hook into one of Crab Orchard Lake's monster crappie. Measuring somewhere between...[Read More]
When it comes to his angling abilities 20-year-old Jack Ruffini of Highland knows how to catch big fish. He proved this fact again last August when he made short work of catching a nice stringer of...[Read More]
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]

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