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HOI crappie club results from Clinton Lake

Sunday

Jason Wrange and Kenton Stoll won the first HOI Crappie Club tournament of the season on March 26 at Clinton Lake.

Free camping offered at Lake Shelbyville

Thursday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide free camping during Pack the Park at Lithia Springs Campground on May 5-7, 2016.

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Saturday, April 30

Nic Scapecchi caught this bass earlier this spring out of a strip-mine lake. The fish was 24 inches long and weighed 8.4 pounds.
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Cougar picture from Pike County

Saturday, November 10

Brett Charlton has sent us the most convincing trail-cam picture I've seen of an Illinois mountain lion.

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Tim's Big Game Blog

Wild buck from Adams County

Saturday, November 10

Here's a wild-looking buck killed by a bowhunter in Adams County.

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Scattershooting

Bridget retrieves her first duck

Saturday, November 10

Our young Labrador retriever Bridget got her first retrieve Friday after wearing me out in the blind.

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Guest Blog

Nichole’s deer a special one

Saturday, November 10

Sometimes a hunt is special. Sometimes, real special. Sometimes a deer is more than a deer. And sometimes you get to smile and applaud when good things happen to good people. This is a story of all the above.

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KC's Corner

Wide Virginia Buck

Saturday, November 10

32" Inside Spread!

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Scattershooting

States respond differently to EHD

Saturday, November 10

Michigan has reduced the number of antlerless deer tags it is selling in the wake of this year's outbreak of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD).

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Guest Blog

A small woodlot buck

Saturday, November 10

Hunting a small property paid off for Morton bowhunter Tim Hilt.

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Meandering

Recapping Trapping 11/8 to 11/10/02

Friday, November 09

More from this week in trapping (and fishing) history.

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Scattershooting

An awesome Peoria County Booner

Thursday, November 08

Whether or not Bill Ullrich's monster 31-pointer will be the biggest non-typical bowkill in Illinois this year remains to be seen. No question, though, it's an awesome buck.

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Stream Stalker

My Fly Show Line-UP

Thursday, November 08

Flies, flies, and more flies

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Lake Doctor

Big Bucks on The Move

Wednesday, November 07

Here are some pics of some big bucks out lookin for ladies....

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Tim's Big Game Blog

Big buck from Hancock County

Wednesday, November 07

Here's a nice bowkill said to be from Hancock County in Illinois.

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Meandering

Recapping Trapping - 11/7/02

Wednesday, November 07

More fur and a couple bonus bass.

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Monday night bass tournaments
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