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Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – April 2, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers April 10: WTU Illinois North Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Pitsticks Pavilion, Ottawa. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265. April 16: WTU Illinois Wabash Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, Robinson. For more info call Rus Shotwell, 618-421-2484. April 17: WTU Illinois South Deer Camp, 4 p.m., The Pavilion, Marion. For more info call Darel Martin,…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – March 19, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers March 6: WTU Cold Water Creek Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Lavender Crest Winery, Colona. For more info call Cindy Jackson, 309-373-1154. March 13: WTU Illini Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Radison Hotel, Urbana. For more info call Mark Wimpy, 309-825-4868. March 19: WTU Illinois Valley Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., The Cider Mill, Princeton. For more info call Mike Carrow, 815-878-4905….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – March 5, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers March 6: WTU Cold Water Creek Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Lavender Crest Winery, Colona. For more info call Cindy Jackson, 309-373-1154. March 13: WTU Illini Chapter Banqet, 4 p.m., Radison Hotel, Urbana. For more info call Mark Wimpy, 309-825-4868. March 19: WTU Illinois Valley Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., The Cider Mill, Princeton. For more info call Mike Carrow, 815-878-4905….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – February 19, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 19: WTU Mid-Illinois Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Farmington Moose Lodge. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265. Feb. 25: WTU Rockford Area Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lino’s, Rockford. For more info call Bryan Hall, 815-670-0912. Feb.  27: WTU River Bottom Stump Sitters Chapter Banquet,4 p.m., Venue 720, Flora. For more info call Tim Murphy, 618-335-9631.  March 6: WTU…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – February 5, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Feb. 6: WTU Shoal Creek Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Highland KC Hall. For more info call Greg Zykan, 618-339-8112. Feb. 6: WTU Heart of Illinois Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Embassy Suites, East Peoria. For more info call Bill David, 309-389-3021. Feb. 13: WTU Union County Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., The Great Boars of Fire Lodge, Cobden. For more info…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – January 22, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 23: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan. 29: WTU Sangamon Valley Banquet, 5 p.m., Bos Center, Springfield. For more info call Matt Davenport, 217-725-4942. Jan. 30: WTU Sauk Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Rock Falls American Legion. For more info call Dylan Lamb, 815-564-7572….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – January 8, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Illinois Wabash Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, Robinson. For more info call Russ Shotwell, 618-421-2484. Jan. 23, 2021: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan, 29, 2021: WTU Sangamon Valley Banquet, 5 p.m., Bos Center, Springfield. For more…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – December 25, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Illinois Wabash Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, Robinson. For more info call Russ Shotwell, 618-421-2484. Jan. 23, 2021: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan, 29, 2021: WTU Sangamon Valley Banquet, 5 p.m., Bos Center, Springfield. For more…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – December 11, 2020

Season Dates Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative). Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Illinois Wabash Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, Robinson. For more info call Russ Shotwell, 618-421-2484. Jan. 23, 2021: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan, 29, 2021: WTU…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – November 27, 2020

Season Dates Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open. Nov. 10: Statewide trapping season opens. Nov. 20: First firearms deer season opens (tentative.) Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative). Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 23, 2021: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan. 30, 2021: WTU Sauk…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – November 13, 2020

Season Dates Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open. Nov. 10: Statewide trapping season opens. Nov. 20: First firearms deer season opens (tentative.) Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative).             Meetings Peoria Chapter Izaak Walton League Meets 2nd Tues. 6 p.m., East Peoria. For more info call John Purple, 309-681-4010. Calumet Region…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – October 30, 2020

Season Dates Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens . Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens. Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open. Nov. 10: Statewide trapping season opens. Nov. 20: First firearms deer season opens (tentative.) Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative).              Meetings Peoria Chapter Izaak Walton League Meets 2nd Tues….

Illinois Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – October 16, 2020

Season Dates Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens . Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens. Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open. Nov. 10: Statewide trapping season opens. Nov. 20: First firearms deer season opens (tentative.) Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative). Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 17: WTU Southern Illinois Rack Attack Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., St John’s Catholic…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – October 2, 2020

Season Dates Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens . Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens. Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant & quail seasons open. Nov. 10: Statewide trapping season opens. Nov. 20: First firearms deer season opens (tentative.) Dec. 3: Second firearms deer season opens (tentative). Banquets/Fundraisers Oct. 3: WTU Alexander County Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Alexander/Pulaski Sportsmans Club, Miller City….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – September 18, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Dove hunting season opens statewide. Applications are accepted for a bobcat hunting/trapping permit. Sept. 15: Early Canada goose season opens (tentative) Sept. 30: Last day to apply for bobcat permit. Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 19: WTU Illinois River Bottom Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., The Forman Center, Manito. For more info call Matt Davis, 309-221-9935. Sept. 26: WTU Des…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – September 4, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Dove hunting season opens statewide. Applications are accepted for a bobcat hunting/trapping permit. Sept. 15: Early Canada goose season opens (tentative) Sept. 30: Last day to apply for bobcat permit. Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 11: WTU Central Illinois Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Effingham Event Center. For more info call Janice Monroe, 217-821-8801. Sept. 12: WTU Loud Thunder Chapter…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – August 21, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Dove hunting season opens statewide. Applications are accepted for a bobcat hunting/trapping permit. Sept. 15: Early Canada goose season opens (tentative) Sept. 30: Last day to apply for bobcat permit. Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 22: WTU Illinois North Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Celebrations 150, North Utica. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265. Aug. 28: WTU Elkhorn Creek…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – August 7, 2020

Season Dates Aug.1: Squirrel hunting season opens statewide. Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 8: Muddy River WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022. Aug. 22: WTU Illinois North Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Celebrations 150, North Utica. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265. Aug. 28: WTU Elkhorn Creek Rack-a-Holics Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus/Diamond Jubilee…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 24, 2020

Season Dates Aug.1: Squirrel hunting season opens statewide. Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 8: Muddy River WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022. Aug. 15: Honest Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Rock, Coal Valley. For more info call Tom Van Houtte, 309-781-5178. Aug. 22: WTU Illinois North Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Celebrations 150, North Utica….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – July 10, 2020

Season Dates Aug.1: Squirrel hunting season opens staewide. Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 8: Muddy River WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022. Aug. 15: Honest Woods WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Rock, Coal Valley. For more info call Tom Van Houtte, 309-781-5178. Aug. 22: WTU Illinois North Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Celebrations 150, North Utica….

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – June 12, 2020

Season Dates June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens. June 30: Application deadline – second lottery for firearms deer permits. Banquets/Fundraisers July 25: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’Bucks WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call John McKinney, 618-207-0290. Aug. 8: Muddy River WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022. Aug. 15:…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – May 29, 2020

Season Dates April 6: Spring turkey hunting season opens in South Zone. April 13: Spring turkey hunting season opens in North Zone. June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide. June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens. Banquets/Fundraisers July 25: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’Bucks WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call John McKinney, 618-207-0290. Aug. 8: Muddy River…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – May 15, 2020

Season Dates April 6: Spring turkey hunting season opens in South Zone. April 13: Spring turkey hunting season opens in North Zone. June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide. June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens. Banquets/Fundraisers July 25: Kaskaskia Valley Son’s O’Bucks WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Mascoutah Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call John McKinney, 618-207-0290. Aug. 8: Muddy River…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – May 1, 2020

Season Dates April 6: Spring turkey hunting season opens in South Zone. April 13: Spring turkey hunting season opens in North Zone. June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide. June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens. Shooting/Archery Menard Archers Shoot, 7-1 p.m. For more info call Gary Sumpter, 217-415-7911. May 31, June 28, July 26, Sept. 20, 27: 3D Shoots. Now-Sept.:…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – April 17, 2020

Season Dates April 6: Spring turkey hunting season opens in South Zone. April 13: Spring turkey hunting season opens in North Zone. June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide. June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens. Banquets/Fundraisers April 18: Illinois South WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., The Pavilion, Marion. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265. Shooting/Archery  * * * Menard Archers…

Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – April 3, 2020

Season Dates April 6: Spring turkey hunting season opens in South Zone. April 13: Spring turkey hunting season opens in North Zone. June 1: Woodchuck hunting season opens statewide. June 15: Bullfrog hunting season opens. Banquets/Fundraisers April 4: Illinois North WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Celebrations, North Utica. For more info call Darel Martin, 309-369-8265. April 4: Green River DU Banquet….