The regular season opens April 3 in the south zone and April 10 in the north zone. continue reading ›
Get close, but not too close while scouting for turkeys. continue reading ›
From a hunter's perspective, weather sure messes with turkey season, especially for those of us with kiddos who look forward to youth season. continue reading ›
The latest in turkey loads: Tungsten Super Shot a hand-loader’s dream and a nightmare for longbeards
Spring gobbler hunters always seem to be tweaking something, whether it’s their various call lineup, camo patterns or, especially, shotgun loads to deliver the best pattern possible when the moment of truth arrives. continue reading ›
Application deadlines Feb. 23 for youth season and March 10 for adult and youth hunters for seasons 3 and 4 continue reading ›
The Deer Classic has moved a half-dozen times around central Illinois. This year’s show was moved from March to August, but conflicted with the Illinois State Fair. The 2017 how will be held in late July in Peoria. continue reading ›
Allowing the take of catfish by bow and arrow, expanding the youth turkey hunt to two weekends and opening public sites to quail hunting – it took Gov. Bruce Rauner a matter of seconds to turn proposals into law at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. continue reading ›
Fall applications for deer and turkey hunting permits are due in the next week continue reading ›
Turkey hunters up and down the state wrapped up what is being considered a successful spring season, killing 14,999 birds. continue reading ›
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