2017 Halloween Guide

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Every once-in-awhile, I’ll recall one of my more memorable fishing trips. And, this particular outing with the so-called Fatman was one of those golden memories.As I recall, we hadn't been on the...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Autumn brings shorter days, cooler temperatures and a new set of driving habits for Illinois motorists. The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Natural...[Read More]
GRAFTON - The fourth annual River River Rat Catfish Classic attracted a good amount of competitors and ultimately records were established this past Saturday and Sunday in Grafton.The winners tallied ...[Read More]
Though the official arrival of autumn shows a slightly cooler change in weather trends, more anglers are taking advantage of the excellent fishing currently found at each of Illinois' three large Corps...[Read More]
Illinois youths will be heading afield next weekend (Oct. 7 thru 9) for the annual Illinois Youth Deer Hunt. Unfilled Youth Permits are also valid during the first weekend of the Firearm Deer Season Nov....[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – A new state law will allow hunters and trappers to harvest up to 350 bobcats during the 2017-18 Illinois Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Season which opens on Nov. 10. The legislation makin...[Read More]
PLAINVIEW - Site personnel at Macoupin County's Beaver Dam State Park are preparing for what will likely be a very busy couple of months.If not already, the campground will be completely filled during...[Read More]
The special day honoring anglers, hunters and other folks who enjoy the outdoors is nearly upon us. And, numerous special events are scheduled to celebrate this special occasion during the fourth weekend...[Read More]
Resident Archery Deer Permits: Resident combination and antlerless-only archery deer permits are available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Find a vendor link here: https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/LPR/Pages/LicensePermitVendors.aspxNon-Residen...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The 2017 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season will open on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 54 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. Two weeks prior to the fall trout opener, the Fall...[Read More]

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