I recently shared with you my experiences with the emotions that resulted when an afternoon bow hunt Nov. 3 went very wrong. I shot a 2.5-year-old buck, and despite a great start to a blood
Well, the Illinois 2018-19 deer season is officially underway. As always, I was in the deer woods on opening day for morning and afternoon hunts. The day was damp and dismal at best. I’ve never
So you’re sitting in the deer woods, or driving down the road, when you notice something completely out of the ordinary. It’s definitely a deer, but what in the world is all over its body?
Public CWD meetings will include southern Illinois counties after disease appears in southeast Missouri
Just like last year in the days leading up to the Oct. 1 bowhunting opener, the Illinois DNR has scheduled a series of public meetings to provide information about CWD, its effect on future deer
Gov. Bruce Rauner finally signed House Bill 4231 into law Saturday at Conservation Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. The new law permits hunters to wear blaze-pink clothing as an alternative to blaze orange. But bowhunters
The DNR estimates the new restriction will reduce doe harvest by 25 to 30 percent.
Two public meetings to address possible changes.
A day of bowfishing and bowfishing education is scheduled for May 19 at the Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area boat access. The all-day Illinois’ Bowfishing Festival and Conservation Shoot will feature bowfishing instruction and ranges,
A research team from the University of Illinois says its findings could help explain the movement of CWD across the landscape.