Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 20, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

Nov. 1: Northeast Illinois DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Midlane Country Club, Wadsworth. For more info call Jack Fields, 847-274-3958.

Nov. 3: Land of Lincoln WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hamilton’s, Jacksonville. For more info call Jeff McDaniel, 217-371-0275.

Nov. 4: Montgomery County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Hillsboro. For more info call Tim Taylor, 217-971-7110.

April 7, 2018: Illinois South WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., The Pavilion, Marion. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265.

April 14, 2018: Illinois North WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Celebrations 150, North Utica. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265.

Season Dates

Nov. 4: Rabbit, pheasant, and quail hunting seasons open.

Nov. 17: First firearms deer season opens (tentative).

Nov. 19: First firearms deer season closes (tentative).

Nov. 30: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative).

Shows

Nov. 4: United Sportsmen’s Company, gun show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Auction 5 p.m., Grand River Center, Dubuque, Iowa. For more info call Brendan Walsh, 815-599-5690.

Feb. 16-18, 2018: Rockford, Illinois Boat, Vacation & Fishing Show, Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sports Center Mercyhealth Sportscore Two. For more info call Laci Rotolo, 815-997-1744.

March 9-11, 2018: Rockford, Illinois RV, Camping & Travel Show, Fri. 2-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sports Center Mercyhealth Sportscore Two. For more info call Laci Rotolo, 815-997-1744.

Meetings

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.

Calumet Region Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Sat. 11 a.m., Dolton. For more info call Julie Osborne, 708-525-4051.

Chicago#1 Chapter Izaak Walton League meets annually in July at national convention. For more info call Wendy Reid, 708-895-0850.

Decatur Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Fri. 7:30 p.m., Decatur. For more info call Jackie Wooten, 217-428-6403.

Kewanee Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. 7 p.m., Giant Goose Conservation & Education Center, Atkinson. For more info call Richard Gibson, 309-853-5245.

Des Plaines Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Des Plaines. For more info call Donald Johanson, 847-358-9023.

Elgin Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. 7 p.m., Elgin. For more info call William Jones, 847-742-3205.

Frank Anetsberger Chapter Izaak Walton League meets Northbrook Civic Center, Northbrook. For more info call John Sundquist, 847-564-3266.

Geneseo Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Geneseo. For more info call Victor Bianchetta, 309-944-6522.

Havana Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Sun. 1:30 p.m., Astoria. For more info call Dawn Butler, 309-241-7768.

Peoria Chapter Izaak Walton League Meets 2nd Tues. 6 p.m., East Peoria. For more info call John Purple, 309-681-4010.

Walter Sherry Memorial Chapter Izaak Walton League meets last Wed. 7 p.m., Wilmington. For more info call Cindy Campbell, 815-723-5065.

Woodford County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets last Tues. 7 p.m., Metamora. For more info call Candace Kleen, 309-696-0208.

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.

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.

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