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Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

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Illinois’ Outdoor Calendar


JAN. 13: Whitetails Unlimited Illinois Wabash Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, 111823 E. 625th Avenue, Robinson. Call 618-553-8889.

JAN. 20: Whitetails Unlimited Sangamon Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Wankels, 18239 Kelly Street, Petersburg. Call 217-725-4942.

JAN. 27, 2024: Whitetails Unlimited Sauk Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Rock Falls American Legion, 712 4th Ave., Rock Falls. Call 815-564-7572.

FEB. 3, 2024: Whitetails Unlimited Heart of Illinois Chapter Banquet; 4 p.m., Embassy Suites, 1100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria. Call 309-573-6307

FEB. 10, 2024: Whitetails Unlimited Shoal Creek Chapter Banquet; 4 p.m., Highland KC Hall, 12454 State Route 143, Highland. Call 618-339-8112

FEB. 17, 2024: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Quad Cities Chapter Banquet; 4:30 p.m., Buffalo Community Center, Buffalo, Iowa. Call 309-798-7465.

FEB. 24, 2024: Whitetails Unlimited River Bottom Stump Sitters Chapter Banquet; 4 p.m., St. Theresa of Avila Gym, 190 Ohio Street Salem. Call 618-838-2253.

APRIL 18-20, 2024: Backcountry Hunters and Anglers North American Rendezvous; Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul. Visit for details.


Arlington Anglers: Third Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Poplar Creek Bowling Alley Hoffman Estates, Call Chris Popp 630-337-4520.

Calumet Region Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Saturday, 11 a.m., Dolton. Call 708-525-4051.

Chicago #1 Chapter Izaak Walton League: For information, call Thomas Terfler, 708-826-8548.

Decatur Chapter Izaak Walton League: First Friday, 7:30 p.m., Decatur. Call Jackie Wooten, 217-428-6403.

Des Plaines Chapter Izaak Walton League: Third Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Des Plaines. Call Joe Hyland, 847-878-8550.

Elgin Chapter Izaak Walton League: First Tuesday, 7 p.m., Elgin. Call William Jones, 847-742-3205.

Fox Valley Area Anglers: Every fourth Tuesday of the month, Tap House Grill, St. Charles, 7 p.m. Visit

Geneseo Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Monday 7:30 p.m., Geneseo. Call 309-944-6522.

Happy Hookers Bass Club: First Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Haydens Crossing. Call Jim Pattin, 815-513-5687.

Havana Chapter Izaak Walton League: Meets third Sunday, 1:30 p.m., Astoria. Call Dawn Butler, 309-241-7768.

Lake Shelbyville Muskie Club: “Let’s Talk Muskie” meeting, May 13, 9 a.m. East Spillway Pavilion, Free, RSVP preferred. Call Bob Kerans, 217-414-0093.

Kewanee Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Tuesday Kewanee. Call Richard Gibson, 309-853-5245.



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Northern Illinois Anglers Association: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., B.B.S.C. Call Sam Thomas, 815-953-1372.

Peoria Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Tuesday, East Peoria. Call John Purple, 309-251-8347.

Quad County Hunters Chapter of Muskies Inc.: March-May and July-Feb. Second Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m. Call Duane Landmeier, 815-286-7170.

Silver Creek QF: First Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Alternating Mascoutah Steak House & Fuehnes, Damiansville. Call Pat Danies, 618-558-8072.

Take Pride in America: Second Monday of every month, 7 p.m., Crab Orchard Refuge Visitor Center. Call Ed Tresnak, 618-997-3344.

Walter Sherry Chapter Izaak Walton League: Last Thursday. Call John Zon, 815-325-1507.

Woodford County Chapter Izaak Walton League: Last Tuesday of month, 7 p.m., Metamora. Call Candace Kleen, 309-696-0208.

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