From owls to wild turkeys to scent control, notes from all around Chicago outdoors.
Too often in heavy storms, basements flood and raw sewage overflows into waterways and Lake Michigan.
Few answers so far on the mystery of the shovelnose sturgeon carcasses found at the Des Plaines River near Lemont Road.
From a hummingbird to a question on pike fishing around Chicago to diversity in conservation to duck numbers, notes come from around Chicago outdoors.
After the flood, the Des Plaines River is providing fishermen with some quality fish, including this northern pike for Fish of the Week.
If the Asian carp make it into Lake Michigan, it will be too late.
From up close to an urban pollinator to prospects for fall Chinook on southern Lake Michigan to Asian carp, notes from around Chicago outdoors.
Lots of options–lakefront, ponds and lakes–exist for summer fishing other than flooded rivers in this sprawling, raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus will remain closed Wednesday because of ongoing Des Plaines River flooding.
A man running from police jumped into the Des Plaines River early Thursday in northwest suburban Schiller Park.
Weatherfish have made a steady spread through the Chicago area for 30 years, what it may mean is still open to question.
A Joliet man who choked his mom to death then dumped her body in a river in 2013 pleaded guilty to murder Monday in the southwest suburb.
The body of a man recovered from the Des Plaines River in west suburban Maywood nearly two weeks ago has been identified.
Lane closures begin Monday over the Ruby Street bridge over the Des Plaines River in southwest suburban Joliet.