More than 1,800 citations and warnings issued to violators during firearms deer hunt – Illinois’ busiest hunting season.
The preliminary harvest for the second segment of the firearms season, Nov. 30 through Dec. 3, was 28,656.
That's down from 54,452 deer taken during the first firearms weekend in 2016.
As a resident of Illinois, I have always been limited on what I can and cannot use for deer hunting. Illinois does not allow the use of centerfire rifles; however, I have always had a fascination with these firearms and…
Last year, the DNR implemented changes to hunter safety requirements that I’m absolutely not okay with. In fact, in my opinion, they’re downright irresponsible and could lead to tragic consequences. Now, it appears that more modifications are coming soon, and like last year’s, I don’t see them as a positive thing.
Kristen Monroe finds out what makes Syren shotguns unique to women.
Hunters may make reservations now for additional hunting opportunities this month
DNR managers say the cost of tracking and monitoring CWD is worth it as the state has been able to keep the deer disease at bay compared to neighboring states
Sign-up is open now for the event, scheduled March 4 at Pere Marquette State Park.
Whether the storm will impact ice conditions remains to be seen, but agencies such as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources continued to preach ice safety.
The state closed the World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Sparta last year due to the ongoing state budget issues. While it has managed to keep the Grand American trapshooting championships, news has come that at least one other popular event is leaving.
Muzzleloader numbers provide bit of a bounce-back in Illinois, pulling numbers closer 2013 and '14.
"I'm not going to sit in the house and knit." Instead, 85-year-old Illinois woman continues a 60-year tradition of deer hunting.
Sporting clays a great summer shotgunning option
There really isn’t a compelling reason to overspend on a shotgun, but you do get what you pay for
You may think that all gun rights groups in the United States are created equally, but they’re not.
Breaking in a new rifle properly takes 45 minutes and will help ensure a lifetime of tighter groups from your firearm.
Whether you're hunting via firearm, archery, or muzzleloader (in a treestand or ground blind) have a mental safety checklist whenever you head afield.
Informed hunters, anglers and trappers need to stop misleading viral emails before they start.
Think ahead this Fourth of July holiday weekend to prevent gunshy problems in your upland bird dog
Remington Arms Company, on Friday announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro (“XMP”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014.
The Illinois Supreme Court today rejuvenated a challenge to Cook County’s ban on assault weapons, a move that is being seen as positive in the gun owner community.
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