A generous act gives an 8-year-old Fish of the Week and a memory for a lifetime.
Two brothers, hunting together in Iroquois County, find success with a big tom to take Turkey of the Week honors.
Come late April or early May, it’s time to chase a spring triple crown or grand slam around Chicago outdoors, foraging to fishing to hunting.
The sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report is even more sprawling than usual as spring fishing builds in intensity around Chicago.
Morel of the Week begins, with a bonus side of wild asparagus, along with other notes around Chicago outdoors.
BOWMAN: It’s about a father and son bagging tom turkeys with each other, but really about sharing life in the outdoors.
Ben Cantrell, maybe Illinois’ greatest multi-species fisherman, caught an orangethroat darter from a creek, near Chillicothe.