Horned grebe to a really big saugeye to concerns on kayakers on Chicago River, there’s a bunch of notes around Chicago outdoors.
An ongoing project with frogs and salamanders in Lake County is shedding some light on restoration impacts and other aspects of amphibians.
The IDNR surveyed a saugeye nearly a pound heavier the Illinois record on Evergreen Lake, as well as some really big muskie.
The warmest weekend in half a year should draw people out for all kinds of outdoors pursuits for this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors.
Dan Renkosiak had a one-fish day Friday, but it was the right one to earn Fish of the Week honors.
Whether by land or water, the wintry spring has the normal rhythms of the wild world around Chicago outdoors screwed up; and it keeps on going.
Spring sorta comes in, while fishermen braving the wintry weather are rewarded in this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report for Chicago fishing.
A woodcock in Bucktown, Illinois’ highest scoring turkey, late ice in N. Wisconsin and swimming sandhills are among notes around Chicago outdoors.
All age groups were represented at the 50 Year Celebration Banquet for Chicagoland Muskie Hunters, an early and very important Muskies, Inc. chapter.
ReptileFest, a mixed bag of fishing are among an eclectic mix of outdoors and indoors stuff for this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors.
Boating stickers should be to the IDNR by the end of April; meanwhile, use the confirmation number or a photocopy of the paper renewal as proof.
Capt. Ralph Steiger caught a surprisingly big spring Chinook while casting for coho and brown trout to earn Fish of the Week honors.
Caleb LaGrange juggled baseball and turkey hunting, with Chris Elliott, to a big tom for his first turkey in Illinois’ youth season.
Hope of change, kind forecast to bring temps near 70, and photos of food and a headless smelt highlight this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report
Turkey harvest over the two youth seasons in Illinois was down nearly 25 percent this spring from the spring of 2017.