Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 20, 2019

Season Dates

Oct. 1: Archery deer season opens.

Oct. 1: Archery turkey season opens.

Banquets/Fundraisers

Sept. 21: Loud Thunder WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Camden Centre, Milan. For more info call Doug Harper, 309-791-0505.

Sept. 21: Central Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Big Horse Vineyards, Lewistown. For more info call Norm Gorsuch, 309-333-1369.

Sept. 27: Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Effingham Event Center, Effingham. For more info call Janice Wernsing, 217-821-8801.

Sept. 28: Illinois River Bottom WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., The Forman Center, Manito. For more info call Matt Davis, 309-221-9935.

Oct. 10: Muddy River WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Majestic Pines, Thomson. For more info all Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022.

Oct. 19: Southern Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, Red Bud. For more info call Dusty Kolweier, 618-520-9592.

Oct. 26: Area 51 WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eye of the Tiger Sports Complex, Tower Hill. For more info call Matt Sieben, 217-820-7717.

Nov. 1: Land of Lincoln WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Hamilton’s, Jacksonville. For more info call Jeff McDaniel, 217-371-0275.

Nov. 2: Montgomery County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Event Center, Hillsboro. For more info call Tim Taylor, 217-971-7110.

Shooting/Archery

Sept. 22: Menard Archers 3D Shoot, 7-1 p.m., Petersburg. For more info call Gary Sumpter, 217-415-7911.

Shows.

Jan. 16-19, 2020: Outdoor Sports Trade Show, Thurs. & Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Lake county Fair Ground & Event Center, Grayslake. For more info call Jennifer Bain, 212-564-8823.

Feb. 14-23, 2020: Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show, Indiana State Fairgrounds. For more info call 765-641-7712.

Feb. 20-23, 2020: Indiana Deer, Turkey & Waterfowl Expo, Indiana State Fairgrounds. For more info call 765-641-7712.

Special Events.

Now-Sept. 21: Vintage Gunners Cup, Hausmann’s Hidden Hollow Sporting Clays, Friendsville, PA For more info call 570-934-2336.

Meetings

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Fox Valley Area Anglers meet every 4th Tues. of the Month, Tap House Grill, St. Charles, 7 p.m. For more info call Joe Waite, 847-867-6234.

Silver Creek QF meets the 1st Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Alternating Mascoutah Steak House & Fuehnes, Damiansville. For more info call Pat Danies, 618-558-8072.

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

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