Newcomers to hunting, fishing and trapping remind many of us why we started our outdoor pursuits in the first place. continue reading ›
The Deer Classic has moved a half-dozen times around central Illinois. This year’s show was moved from March to August, but conflicted with the Illinois State Fair. The 2017 how will be held in late July in Peoria. continue reading ›
Four years ago, the excitement was over river otters. When the Illinois State Trappers Association convenes this year, bobcats will dominate the spotlight – and the shop talk. continue reading ›
Mostly a problem in the west, where areas are much larger continue reading ›
Allowing the take of catfish by bow and arrow, expanding the youth turkey hunt to two weekends and opening public sites to quail hunting – it took Gov. Bruce Rauner a matter of seconds to turn proposals into law at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. continue reading ›
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