General Information

Join us in celebrating the 29th 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 30,000 plus sportsmen that show up every year.

Fishing Area

We are proud to welcome Gander Mt. to the SIHFD family. They have generously stepped forward to serve as our 2016 Title Sponsor. Please stop by their store, in Marion, and give them a big “THANK YOU”.

Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days is held on the beautiful campus of John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois. This year’s ( 2016 ) event will take place on Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th.

Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days is is the largest celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day in the country. Established in 1987, this event has hosted more than 800,000 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.