Illinois Outdoors at PrairiestateOutdoors.com
RulesIllinois Outdoors at PrairiestateOutdoors.com

Prairie State Outdoors Categories

Top Story :: Opinion :: Illinois Outdoor News :: Fishing News :: Hunting News :: Birding News :: Nature Stories :: Miscellaneous News :: Fishing :: Big Fish Fridays :: Big Fish Stories :: State Fishing Reports :: Other Fishing Reports :: Fishing Tips, Tactics & Tales :: Where to Fish :: Fishing Calendar :: Hunting :: Hunting Reports :: Hunting Tips, Tactics & Tales :: Where to Hunt :: Tales from the Timber :: Turkey Tales :: Hunting Calendar :: Big Game Stories :: Nature and Birding :: Birding Bits :: Nature Newsbits :: Critter Corner :: Birding Calendar :: Stargazing :: In the Wild :: Miscellaneous Reports and Shorts :: Links :: Hunting Links :: Birding Links :: Video ::

Big Buck Stories

1960s :: 1980s :: 1991-92 :: 1992-93 :: 1993-94 :: 1994-95 :: 1995-96 :: 1997-98 :: 1998-99 :: 1999-2000 :: 2000-01 :: 2001-02 :: 2003-04 :: 2004-05 :: 2005-06 :: 2006-07 :: 2007-08 :: 2008-09 :: 2009-10 :: 2010-11 :: 2011-12 :: 2012-13 ::

Scattershooting

Flathead's Picture of the Week :: Big bucks :: Birdwatching :: Cougars :: Dogs :: Critters :: Fishing :: Asian carp :: Bass :: Catfish :: Crappie :: Ice :: Muskie :: Humor :: Hunting :: Deer :: Ducks :: Geese :: Turkey :: Upland game :: Misc. :: Mushrooms :: Open Blog Thursday :: Picture A Day 2010 :: Plants and trees :: Politics :: Prairie :: Scattershooting :: Tales from the Trail Cams :: Wild Things ::


Print

Out & About from the Peoria Journal-Star for Nov. 27

November 27, 2011 at 07:54 AM

Peoria Journal-Star

Seeking Out & About items

The Journal Star is interested in publishing your upcoming outdoor events or recent tournament results. Please e-mail (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)), fax (309-686-3205) or call (309-686-3214) us with outdoor items.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hunter safety classes

Jan. 23-24 — VFW in Pekin, 5-10 p.m. each night, (309) 346-9155.

Herpetolgy events

Central Illinois Herpetological Society meets for its Christmas party Thursday at 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center.

Holiday shop, stroll

Friday, Dec. 9, 16, 17 — Nighttime stroll at Forest Park Nature Center includes music, storytelling, caroling, hot wassail, homemade treats, (309) 686-3360.

Archaeology events

The Illinois Valley Archaeological Society meets Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, (309) 547-3721.

Snowmobile safety classes

Dec. 10 — Wataga Fire Station, (309) 368-0620 or (309) 335-4095.

Birding events

Peoria Audubon meeting Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at Forest Park Nature Center, (309) 686-3360. Travis Wilcoxen, assistant professor of biology at Millikin University speaking on bird feeding.

Sierra Club events

Heart of Illinois Sierra Club meets Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. from September through May, (309) 676-5237.

Nature art show

Local nature art show and sale at Forest Park Nature Center through Dec. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. (309) 686-3360.

Outdoors shows

Jan. 6-8 — Let’s Go Fishing Show, Gateway Center in Collinsville, http://www.letsgoshows.com

Jan. 12-15 — Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show, McCormick Place-North, http://www.chicagoboatshow.com.

Jan. 12-16 — Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show, McCormick Place-North, http://www.chicagoboatshow.com.

Jan. 13-15 — Chicago Muskie Show, Palatine, http://www.chicagomuskieshow.com.

Jan. 13-15 — St. Louis RV, Vactiona & Travel Show, St. Louis, Mo., http://www.stlrv.com/stlrv/Welcome.html

Jan. 13-15 — Quad City Boat, RV & Vacation Show, Davenport, Iowa, http://www.iowashows.com

Jan. 27-29 — Illinois fish & Feather Expo, Bloomington, http://www.illinoisfishandfeather.com.

Wild game feed

St. Mary’s School in Kickapoo is the site of a wild game feed on Jan. 21, (309) 696-9983 or (309) 243-7915.

Hunting seasons

Canada goose: North — Through Jan. 7, 2012; Central — Through Jan. 31, 2012;

Deer: Firearm — Dec. 1-Dec. 4; Muzzleloader — Dec. 1-Dec. 4, Dec. 9-Dec. 11; Archery — Through Jan. 15, 2012

Turkey: Archery — Through Jan. 15, 2012

Squirrel: Dec. 5-Feb. 15, 2012

Duck: North — Through Dec. 13; Central — Through Dec. 20

Rabbit: North —  Through Jan. 8, 2012

Pheasant: North — Through Jan. 8, 2012

Quail: North — Through Jan. 8, 2012

White-fronted goose: North — Through Jan. 7, 2012; Central —  Through Jan. 31, 2012

Results

Fishing awards

Todd Mull was the 2011 Extra Mile award winner for the Fellowship of Christian Anglers. Robert Hartman, Jr. earned Angler of the Year with 558 total points. Dean Mahurin was second in AOY standings (479), followed by Keith Whitaker (577), Patrick Wright (473), Dale Dufelmeier (464), Roger Allen (445), Robert Hartman, Sr. (439), Dave Ekema (415), Richard Manz (400) and Kenny Gregory (383).

Copyright 2011 pjstar.com. Some rights reserved

Your CommentsComments :: Terms :: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Comment Area Pool Rules

  1. Read our Terms of Service.
  2. You must be a member. :: Register here :: Log In
  3. Keep it clean.
  4. Stay on topic.
  5. Be civil, honest and accurate.
  6. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Log In

Register as a new member

Next entry: Eagle release at Starved Rock a “joyous moment”

Previous entry: Illinois town wants to tighten rules on meat shoots

Log Out

RSS & Atom Feeds

Prairie State Outdoors
PSO on Facebook
Promote Your Page Too

News Archives

December 2018
S M T W T F S
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
Copyright © 2007-2014 GateHouse Media, Inc.
Some Rights Reserved
Original content available for non-commercial use
under a Creative Commons license, except where noted.
Creative Commons