Nov 30, 2022
  • Aquatic Organisms
  • Recreation
By Van Grissom

La pesca es un pasatiempo que une a las familias, ya que es una actividad que puede crear recuerdos e historias que perdurarán a lo largo de los años. Es sorprendente que una actividad que es relativamente baja en cantidad de tiempo y costo monetario pueda crear una experiencia que permitirá que amigos y familiares de varias generaciones se reúnan y pasen tiempo de calidad juntos. Siga leyendo para obtener consejos que le ayudarán a pescar libre de estrés.

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Nov 17, 2022
  • Recreation
  • Wildlife
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Ubicada a lo largo de la línea estatal de Illinois e Indiana en el extremo sur de Chicago, el Área Recreativa Estatal de 631 acres William W. Powers, normalmente atrae a pescadores y cazadores de aves acuáticas que utilizan Wolf Lake, y es un destino para salidas familiares y picnics. Además, el sitio hizo historia en el otoño de 2022 cuando acogió un programa de caza de ciervos con tiro con arco, lo que resultó en el primer ciervo de cola blanca cazado en Chicago en más de 150 años.

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Nov 1, 2022
  • Recreation
  • Wildlife
By Kathy Andrews Wright

Located on the far south side of Chicago, the William W. Powers State Recreation Area typically attracts anglers and waterfowl hunters utilizing Wolf Lake, and is a destination for family outings. But history was made in the fall of 2022 when the site hosted an archery deer hunting program—resulting in the first white-tailed deer harvested in Chicago in more than 150 years.

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Nov 1, 2022
  • Recreation
By Nathan Grider

The excitement of the harvest remains fresh in your mind, and you are anxious to snap a photo to help you recount the experience for years to come. Smartphones and tablets make quick work of taking photos of your harvest. But are those photos suitable for sharing with friends, family, or even a wider audience on social media?

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Nov 1, 2022
  • Recreation
By Tim Kelley

Besides a comprehensive understanding of furbearers, lures and baits are the most common strategy trappers use to try to increase their odds of success. Folks might be wondering what’s the difference between the two. Read on to learn more.

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Welcome to the November 2022 edition of the online magazine OutdoorIllinois Journal, featuring timely, seasonally based stories about the Prairie State’s wildlife resources, with an expansion of content to include a broader range of subjects—including endangered and threatened species and Illinois’ unique, high-quality habitats and the people working to preserve, protect and manage these resources.

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