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Illinois Calendar of Events – September 21st, 2012


Sept. 22: Loud Thunder WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Community Center. For more info call Tony Petreikis, 309-791-0116.
Sept. 22: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Concordia Hall, Staunton. For more info call David Odorizzi, 618-635-3669.
Sept. 27: Central Illinois WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Effingham Knights of Columbus, Fayette. For more info call Jon Wernsing, 217-343-1229.
Sept. 27: PF Chapter #852, Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Inn, Batavia. For more info call 630-533-2102.
Sept. 29: West Central Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. Mary’s Gymnasium. For more info call Bob Emery, 309-647-7307.
Oct. 5-6: Illinois Trappers Assoc. Banquet, Logan City Fairgrounds. For more info call Neal Graves, 309-989-7616.
Oct. 6: Jersey County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Jerseyville American Legion Hall. For more info call Denny Ward, 618-498-9855.
Oct. 6: Area 51 WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., City of Macon Community Center. For more info call Matt Sieben, 217-820-7717.
Oct. 13: Southern Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. John’s Catholic School. For more info call Dusty Kolweier, 618-520-9592.
Oct. 27: Warsaw Lions Fall Classic, 5 p.m., Bott Community Center, Warsaw. For more info call Louie Zinn, 319-795-2314.
Nov. 3: Skillet Fork Banquet, American Legion, Fairfield. For more info call Judy Bennett, 618-925-4447.
Nov. 3: Twin Rivers WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kampsville American Legion, Kampsville. For more info call Phil Godar, 618-576-2623.
Nov. 10: Montgomery County Prairie WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Hillsboro. For more info call Shawn Reynolds, 217-532-5747.

Special Events

Oct. 5-6: Illinois Trappers Assoc. Convention, Logan County Fairgrounds, Lincoln. For more info call Mike Gragert, 618-637-9061.


Sept. 23: Harvard Sportsman’s Club, Trap Shooting, noon-4 p.m., at the Club, Harvard. For more info call Ron Lino, 815-455-1286.
Oct. 6-7, 2012: Illinois Conservation Foundation, Ladies Clay Shoot. For more info call Gordon Barnhill, 773-988-5685.

Season Dates

Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens.
Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens.
Nov. 3: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open.
Nov. 16: First firearms deer season opens(tentative)
Nov. 18: First firearms deer season closes(tentative)
Dec. 6: Second firearms deer season opens(tentative)
Dec. 9: Second firearms deer season closes(tentative)


Sept. 22-23: Southern Illinois Hunting & Fishing Days, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-4 p.m., John A. Logan College. For more info call Ron Allen, 217-725-7602.


Nov. 10-11: Pheasant Hunters Unlimited, Contest, Smokin Gun Hunting Lodge, Hamilton. For more info call Terry Phillilps, 217-617-2930.

Dog Events

Oct. 20-21, Nov. 10-11, Dec. 8-9: NSTRA Pointing Dog Trial, 300 Club D/D Rooster Heaven, Forrest. For more info call Mark Kubiak, 630-202-2419.


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.
Arlington Anglers meets the 3rd Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s Hoffman Estates. For more info call Tom Curtin, 312-560-9876.

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