(OLNEY) The Richland County Soil & Water Conservation District has its annual Fall Fish Sale underway, with the delivery date set for Thursday morning, November 1, at 8:00. Therefore, fish orders are being accepted now at the SWCD office in Olney. While the deadline to order grass carp is October 17, all other species can be ordered until October 25. Call the SWCD office at 392-7141, x3 for details or more.
(NEWTON) Hunters and trappers throughout Illinois can now apply for a 2018-2019 Bobcat Hunting & Trapping Permit online through this Sunday, September 30. Applicants must submit a $5 non-refundable fee as a total of one thousand (1,000) permits will be allocated during a lottery & then mailed to the successful applicants. The season dates are November 10, 2018, through February 15, 2019, however the season will close early if the harvest limit of 375 bobcats is reached. The bobcat hunting is closed during the firearm deer season. To apply, hunters can logon at the permit system website, at www.il.wildlifelicense.com.