The Illinois deer season wraps up Sunday, and although harvest numbers are expected to be a bit down compared to last season, the end is a good time to reflect not only on success but on hunter attitude continue reading ›
Hunters may make reservations now for additional hunting opportunities this month continue reading ›
There are no elk in Illinois, yet a hunter killed one Dec. 26 in the central part of the state. DNR is still investigating, but the agency assumes the animal escaped from a domestic elk ranch in the area. Illinois did consider re-introducing elk 2 years ago. continue reading ›
Application deadlines Feb. 23 for youth season and March 10 for adult and youth hunters for seasons 3 and 4 continue reading ›
Sign-up is open now for the event, scheduled March 4 at Pere Marquette State Park. continue reading ›
Unfilled tag? Cold weather whitetails by stick-and-string pose one of hunting’s greatest but most satisfying North Country challenges. continue reading ›
Muzzleloader numbers provide bit of a bounce-back in Illinois, pulling numbers closer 2013 and '14. continue reading ›
Sportsmen succeed in yanking contentious measure from energy spending bill that would have blocked collaborative sagebrush management plans in the West continue reading ›
Newcomers to hunting, fishing and trapping remind many of us why we started our outdoor pursuits in the first place. continue reading ›
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