Illinois Calendar of Events - April 6th, 2012
April 7: Lawrence County Longbeards Banquet, Lawrence County 4-H Building, Sumner. For more info call Jerry Dunn, 618-936-2189.
April 13: Goose Lake Gobblers Banquet, VFW John Martin Steele Post 6049, Morris. For more info call Dan Snyder, 815-942-0649.
April 14: Hancock Jakes & Longbeards Banquet, Hamilton VFW, Hamilton. For more info call Brent Reneau, 309-337-0348.
April 14: Crawford County Longbeards Banquet, American Legion, Robinson. For more info call Troy Pinkston, 618-926-2684.
April 14: Hancock Jakes & Longbeards Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Hamilton. For more info call Brent Reneau, 309-337-0348.
April 20: Harvard Sportsman’s Club Banquet, 5-10 p.m. For more info call Ron Lino, 815-943-9847.
April 21: Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Steeleville American Legion. For more info call Greg Richelman, 618-318-3906.
April 21: Schuyler County Limbhangers NWTF Banquet, The Virginia, Scripps Park. For more info call Scott Paisley, 217-242-7140.
April 25: N/E IL DU Banquet, Antioch VFW Hall. For more info call Jack Fields, 847-274-3958.
May 1: Southern IL NWTF Gun Bash, Rend Lake. For more info call Travis Sons, 618-927-3448.
Aug. 18: Heartland Chapter RMEF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Sullivan American Legion. For more info call Travis Phelps, 217-728-2959.
May 19: Eagle Creek and Wolf Creek State Parks Youth Festival, 8-5 p.m., Wolf Creek State Park. For more info call Richard Glazebrook, 217-756-8260.
Oct. 6-7, 2012: Illinois Conservation Foundation, Ladies Clay Shoot. For more info call Gordon Barnhill, 773-988-5685.
April 9: Spring turkey season opens (north zone)(preliminary dates)
June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide.
June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens statewide.
Northern Illinois Anglers Assoc. Meets on the 4th Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., B.B.S.C. For more info call Sam Thomas, 815-953-1372.
Fox River Valley Hunting Retriever Club meets the 2nd Wed. of each month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s, Hoffman Estates.