Annual Evergreen Park Police Lodge #27 Sports Show & the Fox River Valley chapter of Muskies Inc.’s raffle-packed fundraiser lead weekend shows.
Erik Brztowski’s ice-out largemouth bass earn him Fish of the Week honors.
A morning hunting for shed antlers turned up a buck skull and some insights into sheds and dropping antlers in Illinois.
There’s more coho reports, ice opening, and Braidwood and LaSalle are open around Chicago fishing for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
The early catch-and-release trout season in Illinois is broader than originally described at nine early-stocked sites.
Turkeys in Lake Villa, Webster Lake muskies, blues on the Mississippi and mergansers on the Chicago River are among notes around Chicago outdoors.
Opening day at LaSalle Lake Friday was about adapting to what the cooling lake offered & catching a big hybrid, despite winds, waves & mixed precip.
Adam and Rachel Savicz doubled up on big crappie on ice to double up on Fish of the Week, too.
The issue has ballooned into one over not just hoop houses, but the pre-emption of home rule powers.
Powerlining evolved over the decades on the Chicago lakefront, but not only survives but thrives in the 21st century.
Week of change is here for Chicago fishing & the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report: LaSalle reopens, coho reports build & river reports begin.
Eagles by Brookfield Zoo, whoopers near NIPSCO plant, climate change & migratory birds, and world-record buck, here are notes around Chicago outdoors
Checking SB1310, which would set up vehicle fees at Starved Rock SP and designate them for safety and maintenance; and giving qualified support.
Luke Brewster’s buck is officially the archery world record for non-typical whitetail; that gives Illinois both archery world records for whitetails.
Journal Sentinel Sports Show, Canoecopia, Fish & Hook Show, Plano flea market & Rockford RV show are this week’s shows around Chicago outdoors.