April 17: Northeast Illinois DU Banquet, Antioch VFW Hall. For more info call Jack Fields, 847-274-3958.
April 25: Schuyler County NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Virginia, Rushville. For more info call Scott Paisley, 217-242-7140.
May 9: Trico, Steeleville Banquet, 5 p.m., Steeleville American Legion. For more info call Jamie Nagel, 618-559-8180.
Now-May 31: Carlyle Lake Public Hunting & Fishing Assoc., Fishing Contest. For more info call Terry Diechmann, 618-669-2917.
May 9: Cast off Hunger Bass Fishing Tournament, 7:30 a.m., Braidwood Lake North Boat Launch. For more info call Dave Wollgast, 815-287-2036.
April 21-25: Midwest Decoy Collectors Assn. Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL. For more info call Jeff Seregny, 586-530-6586.
April 18-19: Will County Tuff Hunters Sporting Goods Swap Meet, Sat. 9-8 p.m., Sun. 9-4:30 p.m., Will County Fair Grounds. For more info call Smitty, 815-341-4001.
June 6-7: Les Coureurs des Bois de Fort de Chartres Rendezvous. For more info call Darrell Duensing, 618-284-7280.
June 18-21: MRC Sportsman’s Club, Great Northern Side-by-Side Classic, 8:30 a.m. each day, at the Club. For more info call Jim Bauer, 715-785-8002.
Quad County Hawg Hunters Chapter of Muskies Inc. Meets March-May and July-Feb. 2nd Thurs. of the month, 7:30 p.m. For more info call Duane Landmeier, 815-286-7170
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.
Happy Hookers Bass Club meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Haydens Crossing. For more info call Jim Pattin, 815-513-5687.
Arlington Anglers meets the 3rd Tues. of every month, 6:30 p.m., Cabela’s Hoffman Estates. For more info call Tom Curtin, 312-560-9876.
Silver Creek Quail Forever. Meets 1st Tues. of the Month. 7 p.m. For more info call Pat Daniels, 618-566-8072.
Take Pride in America meets 2nd Mon. of every Month, 7 p.m., Crab Orchard Refuge Visitor Center. For more info call Ed Tresnak, 618-997-3344.