Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days is held on the beautiful campus of John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois. This year’s ( 2015 ) event will take place on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th.


John A. Logan College is proud to announce that Absher-Arnold is once again the Title Sponsor for the 2015 Hunting and Fishing Days.

Join us in celebrating the 28th 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.

The event is presented by Crab Orchard Refuge, Southern Illinois Bank, Williamson County Tourism Bureau, is the largest celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day in the country. Established in 1987, this event has hosted more than half a million sportsmen and their families. We are very well established and many view us as 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. ADMISSION AND PARKING ARE ALWAYS FREE!

Click here for pictures from the event.