Illinois Outdoors

  • Key Facts About Hunter and Shooter CONTRIBUTIONS to American Society

    February 1, 2024
    Dave Barus
    DID YOU KNOW?  Sportsmen contribute nearly $9.4 million every day, adding more than $3.4 billion every year for conservation.  Hunters and target shooters have paid $11 billion in excise taxes since the inception of the Pittman-Robertson Act in 1937.  Hunting in America is big business, generating 680,000 jobs in the United States.  For more than 80 years, sportsmen have paid more than $20 billion for ...
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  • Anglers’ Best Tool Kit, and Where to Keep It – 3 Essential Tools No Angler Should Be Without

    January 23, 2024
    Dave Barus
    Anglers’ Best Tool Kit, and Where to Keep It - 3 Essential Tools No Angler Should Be Without
    3-Tool Package: Scissors, Needle-nose Pliers/Crimpers, Hook Remover  Cut wire, mono, braid easily…and will cut off hook shanks when required High-Quality – priced under $45 Today’s fishermen are gearheads, no doubt about it. There are a myriad of specific rods, reels, lures, terminal tackle, and accessories to help them be successful in freshwater and ...
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  • Snake Boots FIGHT the SWEAT & the BITE

    January 23, 2024
    Dave Barus
    Snake Boots FIGHT the SWEAT & the BITE
    Not many folks think about snake boots for hunting with sweat and scent control, but if you hunt or live in areas where the heat index soars to above 110 degrees, you really do need to consider this primary element for a successful hunting experience. On this note, I found the ...
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  • Florida Summer Adventure – VISIT a Sustainable Dairy Farm!

    January 23, 2024
    Dave Barus
    Florida Summer Adventure - VISIT a Sustainable Dairy Farm!
    See and learn where milk comes from, cow to bottle, then taste the real deal. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at the Farm Kitchen and store. Kids can play in the 5-acre picnic area and dig for shark teeth there. Sunny days in Florida offer a chance for new wild adventure, especially now with ...
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