Illinois Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 10, 2018

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Dove hunting season opens statewide.

Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (tentative)


Aug. 25: Little Wabash Longbeards Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Teutopolis Knights of Columbus. For more info call Sharon Davis, 217-821-6033.

Sept. 13: Bureau County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bureau County Metro Center, Princeton. For more info call Rick Rokosz, 815-646-4800.

Sept. 20: Rockford WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lino’s, Rockford. For more info call Pete Blassage, 618-289-4834.

 Sept. 22: Loud Thunder WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Camden Centre, Milan. For more info call Tony Petreikis, 309-644-0008.

Sept. 28: Central Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Effingham. For more info call Janice Wernsing, 217-821-8801.

Oct. 6: Alexander County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Alexander, Pulaski Sportsmans Club, Miller City. For more info call Susan Bigham, 618-776-5882.

Oct. 11: Muddy River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Tipton Auction House, Thomson. For more info call Tom Dersham, 563-219-2022.

Oct. 20: Southern Illinois Rack Attack WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St. John’s Catholic Church, Red Bud. For more info call Dusty Kolweier, 618-520-9592.

Oct. 27: Area 51 WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eye of the Tiger Sports complex, Tower Hill. For more info call Matt Sieben, 218-820-7717.


Sept. 30: Tebala Shriners Gun Show, noon-5 p.m., Tebala Event Center, Rockford. For more info call Doug McPherson, 815-997-7156.


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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Woodford County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets last Tues. 7 p.m., Metamora. For more info call Candace Kleen, 309-696-0208.

Silver Creek Quail Forever. Meets 1st Tues. of the Month. 7 p.m. For more info call Pat Daniels, 618-566-8072.

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.

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.

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