Illinois Calendar of Events – May 13th, 2016
May 14: Schuyler County NWTF Banquet, Old Rushville Homestead Barn, Rushville. For more info call Scott Paisley, 217-242-7140.
July 30: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O Bucks WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club, Mascoutah. For more info call Chuck Finlay, 618-567-1344.
May 15: Sandwich Sportsman Club, Swap Meet, Tailgate Sale, 8-1 p.m. For more info call George Van Dee, 815-483-3174.
May 15: Take a Vet Fishing, 6 a.m., Thirsty Turtle Marina & Brew & View Pub, Antioch. For more info call Don Aiken, 608-335-5442.
May 21: Starved Rock Guided Kayak Tour, 9-noon, Starved Rock Lodge. For more info call Renante Credo, 630-567-4653.
June 16-19: MRC Sportsman’s Club, MEC Great Northern Side-by-Side Classic, 8 a.m., Medford, WI. For more info call Gary Kapfhamer, 715-965-7613.
May 21: Knights of Columbus Braidwood Council 1574 Bass Fishing Tournament, 7-3 p.m., Braidwood Lake North Ramp. For more info call Dave Wollgast, 815-287-2036.
June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide.
June 15: Bullfrog gigging/hunting season opens.
Quad County 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.