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]
Few, if any, Illinois waters can boast the diverse aquatic habitat found along the Illinois River. Along with the actual river and its navigational pools, the Illinois River watershed includes tailwater...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced it has elected to cancel all waterfowl blind drawings for 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Existing...[Read More]
Catfish on the rocks might sound a bit like some sort of Cajun cocktail, but for anglers It's catfish spawning time at Carlyle and other lakes throughout the state. Anglers here know these fish move...[Read More]
To say the catfish bite at our Corps of Engineer reservoirs is hot may even be something of an understatement. Boat anglers, as well as those fishing the shoreline, are enjoying excellent success...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois turkey hunters harvested a preliminary statewide total of 15,800 wild turkeys during the 2020 Spring Turkey Season. This year’s preliminary harvest total compares...[Read More]
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