Williamson County Tourism Bureau

Shannon D. Johnson

Executive Director

1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, Illinois 62959
Phone : 618-997-3690
Toll-free : 800-433-7399
Fax : 618-997-1874
Email :
Website :


America's Anglers: Following the Current

Article | May 20, 2016

Whether it’s bass fishing, deep sea angling, fly casting or anything else, fishing is big business with great potential for economic impact. The... more >>


The Makings of a First-Class Fishing Hole

Article | April 29, 2015

A first-class fishing hole is (as might be expected) filled with prize catches, but more than that, it offers special amenities to its participants,... more >>

Williamson County Tourism Board

Williamson County to Hold Crappie USA SuperTournament on Lake of Egypt

News | March 7, 2014

Crappie USA Inc. will hold the first of four $10,000.00 Super Events on the waters of Lake of Egypt at Marion, Illinois March 14th & 15th, 2014. more >>

Unforgettable Fishing

Unforgettable Fishing

Article | April 30, 2013

Ample lodging, great dining and appealing attractions are always important to a sports event, but when it comes to fishing tournaments, one thing... more >>


Profiles in Leadership - Behind-the-Scenes

Article | March 31, 2012

Although it is used in a variety of contexts, the word 'team' is primarily associated with the sports world. Certainly, there are many non-team-based... more >>

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