Event Information

Join us in celebrating the 36th year of Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days!

Please Mark Your Calendars for this year’s event that is currently scheduled for September 28th and 29th, 2024. We hope that with your support this year will be our biggest event yet. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days is the largest celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days in the country. We have 200 plus vendors crowd into the event that weekend and 35,000 plus sportsmen that show up every year. Established in 1987, the event has hosted over 1 million sportsmen and their families. We invite you to be a part of it.

The 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.


* Schedule is subject to change

Saturday, September 28, 2024

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Start timeEventLocation
6:00 a.m.2023 Crab Orchard NWR Youth Bass Classic Boat LaunchCrab Orchard Lake

Sunday, September 29, 2024

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Start TimeEventLocation
9:00 a.m.SHOW OPENS



AES SolarInformation on Solar InstallationAES Solar website
Banterra BankInformationBanterra Bank website
Delta Waterfowl – Southern IL ChapterInformationDelta Waterfowl – Southern IL Chapter on Facebook
Denbo Family FarmsHoney, honey comb, honey themed products, & homemade jelly
GenX Tumblers15 oz., 20 oz., 40 oz. tumblers and coziesGenX Tumblers on Facebook  
Girl Friday DesignsSublimation tumblers 
HSG Mechanical ContractorsDesign/build solutions for refrigeration & HVACHSG Mechanical Contractors website
Illinois Department of Natural Resources – Division of WildlifeHunting digest, and information pamphletsIllinois Department of Natural Resources – Division of Wildlife website
Illinois S3DA20 – 30 target – 3-D archery courseIllinois S3DA website
Imperial Retrievers/CP3 Game CallsRetriever training/Game callsImperial Retrievers/CP3 Game Calls
Jiggin It RiteCrappie Jigs 
JULIE, IncMaterials on safe diggingJULIE, Inc website
KaykrochetCrotchet amigurumi plushies, blankets, cardigans, dog bandanas 
Lazer-Sublimation-CreationLazer sublimation items on stainless steel, metal, wood, glass, ceramic tileLazer-Sublimation-Creation website
Let ‘em Lite CallsWaterfowl calls, deer, turkey and squirrel calls, paracord lanyards & slings
Marathon Pipe Line, LLCSafe digging info for Illinois residents, promotional handoutsMarathon Pipe Line, LLC website
Marine Corps LeagueFree popcorn
Mary Kay Skin Care & CosmeticsSkin care & cosmetics 
Max’s Outdoor CutleryCamping, fishing, hunting knives and other outdoor equipment 
Midwest Farm & Land RG OutdoorsReal estate and hunting blindsMidwest Farm & Land RG Outdoors on Facebook
Monica’s A’doorableWreaths, swags, door décor and more 
Nose Down ScentsDeer scents, hats, and seasoningsNose Down Scents website
NRA RecruiterNRA membership applications
Rae’s Rustic RootsCamoflauge clothing, T-shirts, accessories for the whole family
Rend Lake Area Tourism CouncilProvides a comprehensive suite of services highlighting the regions charmRend Lake Conservancy District website
RSP Heating and CoolingHVAC/ insulation/solarRSP Heating and Cooling website  
ScentsyWarmers, wax, room sprays, Buddies, scent packs…all things ScentsyScentsy website
Southeastern Illinois CollegeFlyers for their Wildlife Management degree programSoutheastern Illinois College website
The Fallen OutdoorsHats & Shirts
visitSISouthern Illinois tourismvisitSI website
Zebros Outdoor PowerUtility vehicles, compact tractors, lawn equipment, outdoor power toolsZebros Outdoor Power website

Food Vendors

Beasley Concessions CreationsPizza, fries, funnel cakes, nachos & cheese, frozen fruit drinks, corn dogsBeasley Concessions Creations on Facebook
Fight Like A GirlCorn dogs (bacon), Philly cheesesteak, cheese fries, fried oreos & snickers 
Glodo’s Original Kettle KornKettle korn popcorn 
Pioneer Pork SkinsPork skins   Flavors: Cajun, BBQ, garlic and plain 
Sizemore ConcessionsHot dogs, hamburgers, fries, tenderloin, BBQ, corndogs, funnel cakes, drinks 

Vendor Applications

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Thank you Carterville Chamber of Commerce for becoming a Hunting and Fishing Day's sponsor! ... See MoreSee Less
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