Every fall, biologists from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources conduct surveys of lakes to assess the health of fish populations. They use information gathered to set limits for anglers and guide fish stocking efforts.
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
The public is invited to an informational meeting on the Lake Michigan fishery. Topics include the status of yellow perch, changes to the Lake Michigan salmon stocking, and changes to black bass regulations. STORY & COMMENTS
The Ruttin’ Buck Lodge and Resort is my favorite thing about deer hunting, all in one place. For the two weekends of the shotgun deer season, there is no better place to be. The cabin doors open wide to friendships that pick up right where they left off last December. STORY & COMMENTS