Posts tagged "Williamson County Tourism"

Williamson County Tourism Bureau Wins IL. Governor’s Conference Award

Williamson County Tourism Bureau Wins IL. Governor’s Conference Award
I’m proud to say that the Williamson County Tourism Bureau is one of the sponsors of my TV show, Illinois Outdoors.  I’ve been working with them for the past several years and it’s really a pleasure to work with Shannon Johnson, the bureau’s Executive Director. Williamson County has been a favorite destination for me for... Read more »

Photograpy tips for better wildlife photos

Photograpy tips for better wildlife photos
This came in from our friends at the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. TIPS FOR WINTER WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY Placing the plastic tube to his mouth, the photographer emits a sound not unlike a belch.  Or is it just the sound of someone losing his breakfast?  It is probably more properly described as a cross between a... Read more »

Spring is for Teaching Kids to Fish

This story came in from the Williamson County Tourism. Spring is not that far off.   See what author, Don Gassaway has to say about taking kids fishing… SPRING IS FOR TEACHING KIDS TO FISH Nothing succeeds like success.  One of the most important aspects of teaching a child to fish is catching fish.  If he or... Read more »
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FREE Boat Show coming to Southern Illinois

This press release just came in announcing an upcoming FREE Boat and Fishing Show in southern Illinois…. Marion, Illinois –  The Southern Illinois Boat & Fishing Show returns for the fifth time to the Williamson County Pavilion the weekend of February 4 through 6, 2011.  The popular FREE event contains something for everyone and has become a... Read more »

Collecting sheds extends deer hunting season

This just came in from Don Gasaway and the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. “The warm winter sun reflects off an ivory spike sticking up out of the snow.  It is a shed, a deer antler dropped by a buck that nor longer has use for it.  Nature’s way of telling the buck that the mating... Read more »

Fooling Wily Webfoots

From  one of my outdoor writer friends and the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. FOOLING WILY WEBFOOTS In the world of waterfowl hunters, the Mississippi Flyway is the home of great waterfowl callers and hunters.  Becoming one of them takes time and patience. Southern Illinois callers’ winning ways in competitive calling contests and in the waterfowl... Read more »
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Free Fishing Days for kids of all ages

I received this from southern Illinois outdoor writer Don Gasaway.  Free Fishing Days is celebrated across all of Illinois.  This comes from the Williamson County Tourism Bureau. Free Fishing Days are an event for the whole family.  All too often the assumption is that they are for kids.  But, those kids can also include grandpa and grandma.  All... Read more »