LITCHFIELD - House Bill 4783, which merges two youth Department of Natural Resources issued licenses, was recently signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner. The new law, sponsored by Representative Avery...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources today announced that applications are being accepted for archery deer hunting on private land this October through the Illinois Recreational...[Read More]
Firearm Deer Permits: Permit applications will be accepted until Aug. 17 for the third lottery drawing for 2018 Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits. For details, check the IDNR website at...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has amended changes in regulations regarding materials that can be used to construct waterfowl hunting blinds at public hunting sites tha...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will be accepting applications for grants through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) and the federal Land an...[Read More]
Known to many as one of the top largemouth bass lakes in the Midwest, Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks draws thousands of bass anglers every year. In fact, Bassmaster Magazine recently listed Lake of...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD - Controlled pheasant hunting opportunities will be available at 18 Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) sites during the 2018-19 hunting season. Dates and permit reservation informatio...[Read More]
If I had a favorite place to go fishing, I suspect it would be someplace like the Kentucky Lake Dam area. Not only does this place offer world-class fishing for big catfish, but this area is also...[Read More]
Anglers planning holiday fishing trips to any of Illinois' three big Corps of Engineer reservoirs are likely to find some of the finest action of the year. Reports from these lakes indicate fishing...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Follow-up samples collected in the Illinois River last week showed no evidence of the algal toxin, microcystin, including samples collected near Hennepin and Marseilles. Previous...[Read More]

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