Will the peak of 2016’s rut run smack into the firearms deer season? Shotgun hunters will have to wait and see. continue reading ›
Some ubiquitous arachnids take to the wind each fall to establish new territories and surprise people recreating out-of-doors. 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 ›
A versatile tool many fishermen grew up using because of the ease and convenience, the snap swivel, as it turns out, can be a handy fishing tool continue reading ›
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Incorporated, two iconic American outdoor companies with similar origins, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Bass Pro Shops will acquire Cabela’s. 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 ›
A positive perception of hunting by the majority of this country’s voting public will keep hunters in the field continue reading ›
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that Refuge special use permits and trap tags for the 2016-2017 furbearer trapping season on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will be issued beginning October 3, 2016 at locations in MN, WI and IL. continue reading ›
The white-tailed deer that grow old and harbor the right genetics become those special Booners and bruisers continue reading ›
As grouse and other autumn bird seasons begin, every hunting dog owner should keep the ingredients handy for a canine de-skunking kit. continue reading ›
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