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Mar
09

Crappie USA Super Tournament on Lake of Egypt
March 09, 2017 - March 11, 2017

Lake of Egypt | 06:00 am
 
Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will hold the first of four $10,000.00 Super Events on the waters of Lake of Egypt at Marion, Illinois March 17th-18th, 2017. Anglers will be fishing for a 7-fish limit of crappie each day, which could net them a piece of the $10,000.00 in cash and prizes along with the opportunity to advance to the Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic, the most prestigious event in crappie fishing today.
A Kids Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday the 18th at the Elks Pavilion on the Lake of Egypt.
 
Registration and Seminar: A pre-tournament seminar will be held on Thursday evening the 16th at The Pavilion- 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion.  Sign-up will begin at 5pm with the meeting and a National Sponsor Field Test Product Drawing starting at 7pm local time.  This seminar is open to the public.  For those not fishing the event, we encourage you to come out to this meeting and meet the top crappie anglers in the region.
 
Crappie USA offers more than just an event for the top anglers in the region and nation.  The Amateur Division offers a chance for local and new up and coming anglers the opportunity to fish on a competitive level at half the cost of the Semi-Pro entry fee.
 
Marion, IL 62959

Mar
11

Crappie Kids Free Fishing Rodeo
March 11, 2017

Elks Pavilion at Lake of Egypt | 08:00 am - 11:00 am
 
Crappie Kids will host a Free Fishing Rodeo at the Elks Property on Lake of Egypt March 19th with registration beginning at 8am.  Fishing will be from 9am-11am with prizes and activities for all. C hildren 12 and under are invited to attend with a parent or gaurdian for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from Crappie Kids.
 
Marion, IL 62959
618-997-3690

Apr
08

56th Annual Gem and Mineral Show
April 08, 2017 - April 09, 2017

The Pavilion | 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
 
The Southern Illinois Earth Sciences Club presents the 55th Annual Gem and Mineral show at The Pavilion on April 8th & 8th, 2017.  Admission is $2 and children 18 and under are FREE and there will be door prizes.  Come see rare rocks and minerals, Indian Artifacts, Fossils, Shell Crafts, Lapidary Displays, and more.
 
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-2657
SIES Club at siesclub.org or Mike Chontofalsky at chontofalsky@att.net

Sep
23

Youth Waterfowl Calling Contests
September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017

John A. Logan College | 09:00 am
 
Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days will host 3 Waterfowl Calling contests.
 
Tru-Tone Custom Calls Youth Duck Meat Calling Championship: Saturday September 23rd, 2016
- No Entry Fee, Participation Prizes
   Registration from 9am - 9:45am, Contest begins at 10am
   Divisions:
         Junior: 12 Years and Under - 1st through 3rd place prizes
         Intermediate: 13-16 Years - 1st through 3rd place prizes
         Lady Youth Callers Welcome
 
Illinois State Open Duck Meat Calling Championship: Saturday September 24th, 2016
- $40 Entry Fee, 1st Place $1000, 2nd Place $500, 3rd Place $250
   Registration from 12pm - 12:45pm, Contest begins at 1pm
         Lady Callers Welcome
 
Don Gasaway Youth Goose Calling Championship: Sunday September 24th, 2016
- No Entry Fee, Participation Prizes
   Registration from 7:30am - 8:15am, Contest begins at 8:30am
   Divisions:
         Junior: 12 Years and Under - 1st through 3rd place prizes
         Intermediate: 13-16 Years - 1st through 3rd place prizes
         Lady Youth Callers Welcome
 
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-3741
www.SIHFD.org

Sep
23

Southern Illinois World Open Goose Calling Championship
September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017

John A. Logan College | 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
 
The Southern Illinois World Open Goose Calling Championship will be held on Sunday, September 28th at Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days.  Registration is $40 and runs from 12-12:45pm with the contest beginning at 1pm.
 
Prizes:
1st Place - $1,250
2nd Place - $750
3rd Place - $250
 
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-2828
www.SIHFD.edu

Sep
23

Troy Dishner Novice Goose Calling Championship
September 23, 2017

John A. Logan College | 09:00 am - 11:00 am
 
The Troy Dishner Novice Goose Calling Championship will be held Sunday, September 28th at Southern illinois Hunting and Fishing Days.  Registration is $25 and runs from 9- 9:45am with the contest beginning at 10am.
 
Prizes:
1st Place - $500
2nd and 3rd Place - Prizes
 
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-3741
www.SIHFD.org