General Information

Join us in celebrating the 34th year of Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days!

Due to projected construction on the campus of John A. Logan College, this year’s event will take place at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in DuQuoin, Illinois on Saturday, September 24, 2022 and Sunday, September 25, 2022.

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