Fall trout season opens Saturday around Illinois and other fall patterns set up for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
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Rob Fleming earns Mushroom of the Week honors with a big beautiful hen-of-the-woods; here is to the hope of a venison side.
Snagging was a lead topic, among many items, in the September return of the Mayor’s Fishing Advisory Committee meeting, after the summer break.
A shift to cooler weather helped Illinois bowhunters edge ahead of harvest pace as compared to last year at this time.
A pacu caught during a Lake Calumet bass tournament, monarchs, E15 issues and fall colors are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors.
The iggest largemouth bass of the season and good fishing interrupts expected soul search in the closing days of Mazonia State Fish and Wildlife Area.
A water trails conference, mushrooms, deer, waterfowl and fall fishing are among the things in this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors.
Nick Langton persevered in rough weather at night in Wisconsin for a Chinook big enough to earn Fish of the Week honors.
Lionel Ferguson caught a 5-pound, 7-ounce black crappie on May 15. The International Game Fish Association just announced it is the world record.
Pat O’Byrne give good teaching on picking mushrooms and spun some good tales of his life as a trial lawyer.
The turn toward fall comes and fishing talk turns to hopes of the fall feeding frenzy for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Weather likely contributed to a slow start by bowhunters in llinois deer hunting.
A fox along the Fox River, hunting ethics, deer-vehicle interactions and the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act are among the notes around Chicago outdoors.
Notes from the marathon — from defending champ Galen Rupp to rabbits to the wheelchair racers to the weather to Joan Benoit Samuelson.
Great Britain’s Farah and Kenya’s Kosgei ran to different-style victories in the Chicago Marathon.