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Monday, July 15th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Monday, July 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Steve Sarley: Outdoor shows in Illinois still lure us; here are some to consider

Anglers and other outdoorsmen returned to the outdoors show in Schaumburg, Ill., last year after a COVID pause. This show returns to the Convention Center Jan. 25-28. (Photo provided)

I fondly recall the “good old days” of my youth, when one of the highlights of the year was attending the huge outdoors show that was held annually at the International Amphitheater on Chicago’s south side.
It was a phenomenal exhibit of all things fishing, filling the hall with booth after booth. The host and emcee for the event was John Bromfield. Bromfield was a movie and television cowboy who rode into the show’s hall on his white stallion, wearing a white cowboy hat.

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