Illinois Outdoors

  • Tasty Chicken Wings…It’s Football Playoff Finger-Food Time!

    January 18, 2023
    Dave Barus
    Tasty Chicken Wings...It's Football Playoff Finger-Food Time!
    Crispy chicken wings or meaty chicken drumsticks – perfect for football games! You can fry, grill, smoke, or bake the wings at the tailgate or the house. Dust your wings with Trail Dust, Cajun Cowboy, or Pineapple Siracha seasoning for more kick. The Hi Mountain Seasonings Chicken Wing Bundle (www.himtnjerky.com) has everything needed ...
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  • The Christmas Day Deer

    December 16, 2022
    Larry Whiteley
    The Christmas Day Deer
    An old deer, an old man, an old treestand, and the click of an old muzzleloader. Broken antler tips, a little slump to his back, a limp in his walk – it was a big old buck. The old man and the old deer looked at each other… By Larry Whiteley It was ...
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  • NYS Hunters are Safe, Responsible, and Respectful in the Big Game Woods – Season Opens Saturday – Nov. 19, 2022

    November 17, 2022
    Dave Barus
    NYS Hunters are Safe, Responsible, and Respectful in the Big Game Woods - Season Opens Saturday - Nov. 19, 2022
    Hunter Orange or Pink is required when hunting with a firearm in NYS – NYS Hunting Accidents in 2021 are the LOWEST ON RECORD. NYS Hunter Education information: Basic Rules of Hunter Safety. Chautauqua County is among the highest deer harvest areas in NYS. NYS Whitetail Deer are 100 percent CWD-FREE. More than 200,000 ...
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  • Lock Horns with the Sun and Win 

    July 3, 2022
    Forrest Fisher
    Lock Horns with the Sun and Win 
    Hot Beach Day, 107 heat index…YOU NEED to chill with a cold beverage. Avoid sunstroke and heat exhaustion by staying hydrated. We found a lightweight carry-along friend to help ensure fun in the sun. By Forrest Fisher At 2 PM on July 2nd on a busy holiday weekend on a beach in Southwest ...
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