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Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days

Sat, Sep 28 – Sun, Sep 29, 2024 • 9:00am - 4:00pm

700 Logan College Road, Carterville, IL 62918

The largest celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day in the country was created to celebrate the heritage of hunting and fishing in Illinois and is dedicated to teaching ethics, safety, and conservation to enhance the outdoor experience.

Join us in celebrating the Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days. We have 200 plus vendors crowd onto our campus that weekend and 35,000 plus sportsmen that show up every year. We will have many food vendors and various music and entertainment.

Attend a casting workshop, watch the dock dogs compete, listen to the waterfowl callers try archery, and check out all the latest gear and much more! Saturday, September 28th, 9 am-5 pm through Sunday, September 29th, 9 am-4 pm.


More Information

  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: Closed
  • Wed: Closed
  • Thu: Closed
  • Fri: Closed
  • Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm

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