News & Events

2019 ILLINOIS STATE BANQUET RECAP

The NWTF Illinois State Banquet was held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Springfield, Illinois.  We had a great turn-out, with 28 Shiloh Spurs Chapter members in attendance!

The Shiloh Spurs Chapter were presented several awards including:

Shiloh Spurs 53% Net to Gross

Top Jakes Membership
2nd Place - 300 Jakes

Top WITO Members
1st Place - 68 WITO Members

Top Total Adult Members
1st Place - 216 Members

Best Overall Chapter Award
1st Place Shiloh Spurs

Million Dollar Club
Shiloh Spurs

Also, Shiloh Spurs Chapter Member, Steve Wilke, was presented the Marvin Henderson Memorial Award this year. This award is presented annually to an outstanding volunteer member with a passion for the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage.

We are proud to say that the Shiloh Spurs Chapter has been presented this award twice now – our Chapter President, Bill “Slim” Boente, received the Marvin Henderson Memorial Award in 2009.

2020 NWTF SHILOH SPURS BANQUET – 2/8/2020

The Shiloh Spurs will hold their annual Auction and Banquet Dinner on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Shiloh Eagles Club located at 100 Eagle Dr., Shiloh, IL 62221.

2020 SHILOH SPURS / IDNR HUNTER SAFETY CLASS – 3/7/20 & 3/9/20

The 2020 Shiloh Spurs/IDNR Hunter Safety Class will be held at Klucker Hall, 14 Park Drive, Shiloh, IL, 62269 on the following dates:
-Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
-Monday, March 9, 2020 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
You must attend both classes and pass a test to obtain your Hunter Safety Card. Lunch will be provided by the Shiloh Spurs during class on Saturday.
Registration begins on January 1st. Please call Kari at (618) 726-5400 (Mon. - Fri. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm) with any questions.

Click Here to Register

To find upcoming hunter safety education classes in the area, please visit the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website: Click Here
2019 SPRING TURKEY LOTTERY

Please see the 2019 Spring Turkey Application Periods below:

  • 1st Lottery:  October 9, 2018 – December 1, 2018
  • 2nd Lottery: December 4, 2018 – January 11, 2019
  • 3rd Lottery: January 12, 2019 – February 11, 2019

Link to IDNR Info and applications: Click Here