fishing http://peoriapublicradio.org en Bowfishing teams hitting the water for Flying Fish Festival http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bowfishing-teams-hitting-water-flying-fish-festival <div>Teams of bowfishermen are hitting the Illinois River Saturday morning for the first Flying Fish festival and bowfishing tournament. &nbsp;The goal is to rid the river of the invasive Asian Carp species while bringing awareness to the sport of bow-fishing. &nbsp;Jim Goff is General Manager at Bass Pro Shops that’s helping put on the event. He says sponsoring the Flying Fish festival fits the company’s values to help conservation and preservation efforts of area waterways.</div><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:44:18 +0000 Tamie Yost 26339 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bowfishing teams hitting the water for Flying Fish Festival Fishing on a golf course http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/fishing-golf-course <p>The massive flooding along the Illinois River is surging into homes, businesses and public spaces. While some residents leave their properties as the waters rise, others in Central Illinois are making the best of the flooding, if not taking advantage of the situation. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</p><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 01:51:05 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4409 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Fishing on a golf course