Hunter Safety, Education Courses & Youth Licenses

If you are planning to take your kids hunting this fall, NOW is the time to get them into Hunter Safety Education Classes. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Read More


Teach Kids to Hunt and Shoot- The Right Way

Hunting is a privilege, a tradition and to many families, a legacy. It’s one of the best ways to unplug kids from the internet or video games and spend quality time Read More

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DSO now on Chicago Now

In 2011, I started blogging on Chicago Now – the blog site of the Chicago Tribune. I was fortunate to share outdoor news and experiences as a contributing Read More


Come See Us at Bass Pro Shop this Saturday- Live Radio Remote!

The Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show will be doing a remote broadcast at a special time, Saturday, March 8 from Noon to 2 PM at the Bass Pro Shops store in Bolingbrook Read More


CWD Discovered in Will County

The first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Illinois was reported in Boone County in November of 2002. Since then, the disease has continued to trickle into the Read More

Featured Gear:


Membership to USCCA

OK, this is not considered “gear”. But in my opinion, it’s one of the best investments and one of the best services that I could possibly endorse, Read More

Recipe of the Month:


Venison TacoBake

This one is another simple dish using el venado (that’s spanish for venison). It’s like a little mexican lasagna — it’s simple and takes about Read More