RIVERBEND - It’s winter in the Riverbend and that means it’s time for the area's annual migratory visitors, the American bald eagle. Last week it was reported that five eagles had...[Read More]
ALTON - The early months of the year typically bring limited angling opportunities for local fishermen. There are some years when enough ice forms on our ponds and smaller lakes to support limited...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced applications will be accepted through March 14 for grants through the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), Off-Highway...[Read More]
Spring Turkey Applications: Think spring by applying now for the second lottery for 2019 Illinois Spring Wild Turkey Season permits. The application deadline for the second lottery is Jan. 11. Go t...[Read More]
When it comes to fishing, Illinois sportsmen have the good fortune to enjoy quality year-round angling opportunities. You can just about bet your favorite fishing rod that someone in Illinois is catching...[Read More]
The arrival of winter weather doesn't necessarily mean it's time to retire the fishing gear. In fact, a wealth of untapped fishing opportunities await anglers willing to brave the harsh conditions...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to use caution and focus on safety this winter when conditions are right for snowmobile...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – If you’re planning to go ice fishing in Illinois this winter, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) wants you to review life-saving safety measures before heading...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the approval of more than $2.1 million in grants for 17 wildlife habitat projects through the Illinois Habitat Fun...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – A preliminary total of 80,896 deer were taken by hunters during the seven-day Illinois Firearm Deer Season that concluded on Sunday, Dec. 2. The 2018 preliminary harvest total compares...[Read More]

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