Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967


Filter Options

Activity Type
Hunting Terms
Fish Species

CRP general signup is under way

Washington – For those who administer the conservation program known as CRP, the latest announcement by the USDA’s Farm Service Agency might require some brushing up on Conservation Reserve Program rules. For the first time

We’re back!(?)

Edwardsville, Ill. – If it seems like squirrel hunting has gone the way of cane pole fishing and bullfrog gigging, then you indeed are an astute observer of Illinois outdoors trends. Fewer people go nuts

DNR fills needed bird jobs

Springfield – Turkeys, quail, pheasants and even rabbits received a boost recently when DNR filled a pair of leadership positions with veteran staffers. One of the jobs – that of turkey biologist – _had been

Gun supporters say ruling a big step forward

Chicago – For thousands of gun owners in Illinois, June 28 was a victorious day – though many realize changing gun laws in the state is still a battle. The U.S. Supreme Court handed down

Former DNR head joins Blago trial

Chicago — The man who spent only a few weeks as DNR director last year and subsequently received a healthy bump in his state pension has become part of the federal trial of former Gov.

Will board says no to deer hunting in forest preserves

Joliet, Ill. — Disabled deer hunters in search of a place to hunt were disappointed when the Will County board voted against allowing deer hunting seasons in the Will County Forest Preserve. Actually, all deer

Money found to maintain acceptable CRP acreage

Washington – It’s not a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, but $6 billion in savings through renegotiated crop insurance contracts will allow U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to make

Southern rarity: Northern pike pulled from river

New Athens, Ill. — Imagine Jason Smith’s surprise when he reeled a northern pike out of the Kaskaskia River below New Athens in mid-June. Rare is such a catch in a southern Illinois river. Fishing

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?