General Information

Join us in celebrating the 33nd year of Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days. As always it is FREE admission and FREE parking. We have 200 plus vendors crowd onto our campus that weekend and 35,000 plus sportsmen that show up every year.

Fishing Area

Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days is held on the beautiful campus of John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois. This year’s ( 2020 ) event will take place on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th.

Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days is the largest celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day in the country. Established in 1987, this event has hosted over 1 million sportsmen and their families. We are very well established and are the premier Hunting and Fishing Day celebration. We invite you to be a part of it.

This event was created to celebrate our heritage of hunting and fishing in Illinois. It is an educational, family event, dedicated to teaching ethics, safety, and conservation in order to enhance the outdoor experience.