David Mullen caught and released a really big northern pike to earn Fish of the Week honors.
There’s a few, but really good Chinook, returning to shore in Illinois waters; here’s a look at it and reasons why.
Near-shore kings on L. Michigan and flatheads on inland rivers are highlights for the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing as summer weather rebuilds.
Ron Kopec and Iza Glinkowski start Mushroom of the Week with puffballs from Lemont.
Mike McClelland accepts the position of Illinois fisheries chief.
A monarch sequence, note on Chinook, fall color in Wisconsin and ruddy turnstones are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors.
Mixed projections from wetter and warmer come for Indiana and southern Lake Michigan from Aquatic Ecosystems in a Shifting Indiana Climate report.
Stable weather will allow fall appreciation–fall colors, fishing, hunting, open houses, tours–in this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors
Ricky Sjurset and Mike Bogdan doubled up on really big flathead catfish from the Fox River to earn Fishes of the Week honors.
Ryan Henry caught and released a muskie at Michigan City, Ind. in the latest of muskies caught on southern Lake Michigan.
Trickle of kings builds on the Chicago lakefront and promise of long stretch of stable weather headline the sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Red fox, cormorants, fisheries history, bluegills or doves are among the highlights of these notes from around Chicago outdoors
The Heddon Museum draws not only lure collectors, but history buffs and museum lovers, too, to the fishing and civic history of the Heddon family.
Teal numbers are good along the Illinois and average along the Mississippi in INHS aerial surveys the week before teal season opens Saturday.
Quite the eclectic mix for WWW Chicago outdoors: Skydiving, kids derby, geese, kids lit and environment, climate change, REI play days, TreeKeepers.