SPRINGFIELD – The 2018 Illinois Spring Trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an Inland Trout Stamp to participate, unless they are under the...[Read More]
Anglers fishing at Illinois three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs will likely have one of the best year’s ever pursuing white bass, according to fisheries biologists for these waters. At Lake...[Read More]
While it might seem a bit early to start the fishing season, many local anglers will soon be enjoying their first taste of fried crappie fillets. In fact, veteran crappie anglers realize the southern...[Read More]
The Illinois Department of Natural Resource's (IDNR) fisheries biologist Shawn Hirst is predicting another big year for Rend Lake anglers. In fact, they are likely to have one of their best years ever...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Suspected EHD (Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease) cases were reported again in Illinois in 2017, but in low to moderate levels. A total of 66 reports were received from concerned landowners...[Read More]
Spring Turkey Applications: Hunters can apply for the third lottery for 2018 Illinois Spring Wild Turkey Season permits by the application deadline of Feb. 9. Go to the IDNR website for more information:...[Read More]
Though this winter has been a bit cooler than normal, the return of normal weather conditions will soon bring the beginning of the spring fishing season. During the early weeks of the March, the...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 147,535 deer during all 2017-18 archery and firearm seasons, which concluded on Jan. 14. The total preliminary deer harvest...[Read More]
Mention an Illinois sauger and walleye fishing trip and most Illinois anglers and they automatically assume your plans include an expedition to certain northern waters. Traditionally, the upper reaches...[Read More]
CHAMPAIGN - Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti joined partners from Illinois and Louisiana at a luncheon in Champaign today to showcase and encourage the human consumption of Asian Carp as a healthy...[Read More]
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