Watch Bill Barkstrom land a 36-inch northern pike out of the Des Plaines River on Memorial Day. The fish hit on a minnow under a bobber. WARNING: Barkstrom uses some strong language when he lands his fish that may not be suitable for youngsters.
In the past few years, Athens has won three state archery championships and three sectional bass fishing titles, including Thursday's IHSA state bass fishing sectional tournament at Sangchris Lake. STORY & COMMENTS
Jeff Holohan (pictured above) writes, "It was one of the best hunting days I have ever had." We couldn't say it any better. Share your deer hunting pictures and stories with the readers of Prairie State Outdoors. STORY & COMMENTS