About Us

    a few words about us

Who We Are

Founded in January 2015, Illinois Valley Outdoors is dedicated to the outdoor enthusiast.  We specialize in new and used boat sales and bait and tackle all backed up with award winning service. Our ownership and expert staff are avid outdoorsmen and are here to help you be more successful on the water. Our goal is to create the ultimate “outdoorsman” destination. Our store is a store for sportsmen run by sportsmen

Illinois Valley Outdoors is proud to be your exclusive G3, Lowe, Starcraft, SunChaser, Starweld and Skeeter certified dealer for the area. We also sell Yamaha, Evinrude and Mercury outboard motors. Whether you fish, hunt, shoot carp, or a combination of all three, Illinois Valley Outdoors is the place for you. We are factory trained and as passionate about fishing and the outdoors as anyone in the industry. Come meet our friendly and accommodating staff and see how we can help you enjoy the outdoors.

Mission, vision & values



Our mission is to provide our customers with quality products and service to ensure their continued pursuit of the outdoors.



We intend to supply outdoors enthusiasts with all the necessary tools and reliable customer service to help guide them on their next outdoor adventure.



Quality of Products and Service, Respect for the Individual, Customer Service

our team

  • Dan Holloway
    Dan Holloway is our lead archery expert. He is extremely helpful when it comes to making sure you have the right products while out in the...
  • Dave Meyer
    Dave Meyer is a local and knows the Illinois River like the back of his hand. He is a avid boater and enjoys helping fisherman...
  • Tackle Thom
    I grew up hunting and fishing the strip mines in Fulton Co. After getting out of the Navy in 1978 I began fishing bass tournaments...
  • Jimmy Bernabei
    Jim is the expert Mechanic on staff. He has an extremely large amount of knowledge on all types of marine motors. Jim prides himself on...