There's no doubt we need everyone for our sport to grow, but it is important to the sport that nothing is compromised in the process.
You truly find out how brave or tough you are when you are challenged. This past week I had one of those when I found out I had COVID-19. It actually scared the stuffing out of me.
As tournament anglers, we don’t have any special rights or exceptions, but rather have an obligation to set an example.
This year bring back something from the memory banks for the angler or the hunter in your life, and most definitely tell the story of where it came from and why it’s important.
Just ask us outdoors folks. We just might have a solution that wouldn’t cause anyone consternation. We would gladly work with our decision-makers rather than fight against them.
In Illinois, the target at fishing tournaments was winning, but it now may be working together and doing everything we can to preserve what we have.
The way to mess up a good thing in fishing is to establish a new set of guidelines that make it unaffordable. The new tournament fee and tax from the IDNR did just that.
Tom Hankins of Normal, one of the founders of the Central Illinois Geocaching Association, talks about "geocaching," which he describes as a "high-tech scavenger hunt."
This past week we lost one of fishing’s prized possessions — professional angler Aaron Martens. No doubt his accolades on the water put him in legendary status, but the real story was much more than the fishing part.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is now charging $25 for a fishing tournament permits and 10% of revenue for tournaments with more than 20 participants.
Our Midwest climate is ever changing, but it’s always been that way.
The Carterville Lady Lions rolled to a 53-35 win over Du Quoin at Anders Gymnasium on Thursday night to complete the season sweep of their SIRR Mississippi Division games.
Crab Orchard held off Carrier Mills-Stonefort, 76-63, in a Greater Egyptian Conference boys basketball matchup Tuesday night. Crab Orchard is now 5-0 in the GEC.
Hornettes pulled out a 40-30 win over Du Quoin to remain undefeated in the River-to-River Mississippi Division in a girls basketball game on Thursday at Anders Gymnasium.
Illinois gets a home matchup with No. 7 Purdue and an opportunity to extend its lead at the top of the Big Ten.
Trent Frazier took the game over once again and Illinois ran away late to start 6-0 in Big Ten play.
Big Ten basketball season is in full swing, and The World-Herald's Jimmy Watkins has updated his power rankings for the conference.
Draft season has arrived for the 18 NFL teams who will not be participating in the postseason and another college football campaign is in the books after Georgia earned its first national championship since 1980.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Versatile receiver Deebo Samuel ran 26 yards for a touchdown the play after an interception by Dak Prescott, and the San Francisco 49ers held on for a 23-17 wild-card victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Deebo Samuel and the San Francisco 49ers have started another playoff run after hanging on in a frantic wild-card finish against Dallas.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings interviewed Green Bay offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett for head coach and Tennessee director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort for general manager on Sunday.