Though wild turkey populations have suffered some in recent years, the number of local hunters pursuing this bird remain high. The 2020 spring season in the south zone is now only just days away....[Read More]
Though many of the lakes and ponds in the fall catchable trout season continue to produce catches of these popular fish, a new shipment of hard-fighting rainbow trout has now headed for some of these...[Read More]
If predictions by Illinois Department of Natural Resource's (IDNR) fisheries biologist Shawn Hirst prove to be true, anglers heading to southern Illinois Rend Lake are likely to have one of their bes...[Read More]
There appears to be a new trend among crappie anglers from our state. For years, Illinois crappie enthusiasts have traveled to Missouri, Kentucky and other surrounding states in search...[Read More]
If predictions by Illinois Department of Natural Resource’s fisheries biologists prove to be true, catfish anglers heading to Carlyle Lake are nearly certain to have one of their best years ever...[Read More]
Spring Turkey Applications: Permit applications for the third lottery for 2020 Illinois Spring Wild Turkey Season are due by Feb. 10. Hunters wishing to apply should visit the IDNR website for mor...[Read More]
Mention an Illinois sauger and walleye fishing trip and most Illinois anglers automatically assume your plans include an expedition to certain northern waters. Traditionally, the upper reaches of th...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD - Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 153,048 deer during all 2019-20 archery and firearm seasons, which concluded Jan. 19, 2020. The total preliminary deer harvest for...[Read More]
With the odds of local winter ice fishing always a bit questionable, many local anglers are turning their attention to the hot water lakes of central and southern Illinois. Due to the discharge of warm...[Read More]
Spring Turkey Applications: Hunters should plan ahead for spring by applying for the second lottery for 2020 Illinois Spring Wild Turkey Season permits. The application deadline for the second lottery...[Read More]

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