Northern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days as well as the Field Museum’s ID Day are highlights for this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors
Ed Bohn and Jason Julian Sr. won the fall Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament, anchored by the big bass of the fabled tournament.
Wild turkeys are spreading across Illinois, into every county and even into suburban and urban areas.
Kings on the lakefront highlight the fall fishing, though it may feel like summer returns, around Chicago fishing for this Midwest Fishing Report.
A damaged fence and gate have forced the closure of shore fishing at Heidecke Lake indefinitely.
From wild turkeys strolling Chicago suburbs to a crossbow question to the Salmon Unlimited Kids Derby, the notes come from around Chicago outdoors.
A beautiful day of fishing on Geneva Lake during the Lake Geneva Fishing Club’s most popular outing.
Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors returns to capture the things going on outside over the weekend or thereabouts.
Anthony Cwiok caught a 28-inch surprise of a walleye, which earns Fish of the Week honors and may be the biggest walleye caught from the DuPage River.
Eddie Rodriguez and his son Mark well illustrate the joy of fishing, with a mighty blue catfish from Braidwood Lake.
Fall fishing–kings, browns & coho near shore on southern Lake Michigan to crappie inland–builds for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
The beauty of fawns in Crete to the difficulty of capturing hummingbirds in photos to a ton of fishing club meetings, notes around Chicago outdoors.
As expected, crossbows are legal in Illinois for archery hunting seasons, in time for the opening of archery deer and turkey on Oct. 1.
Slez’s Bait Shop turned 30 in Lake Station, Ind. and keeps alive the old-school Mom-and-Pop bait shops, one of the last ones.
From a pair of events in Waukegan Saturday to a rowing marathon on the Chicago River, here’s the Show & Go for this weekend around Chicago outdoors.