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Lake Doctor

Catching Big October Fish

Friday, October 15

While everyone is out hunting, the big fish come out to play!

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Scattershooting

Deer harvest totals lagging

Friday, October 15

Archery and youth deer harvest totals are lagging behind last year.

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Lake Doctor

Stocking Smallmouth and Shiners

Friday, October 15

Fall fish stocking is well underway with golden shiners and smallmouth bass headed across the state.

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Shootin' Whitetails

Sticker

Thursday, October 14

Big buck with a sticker.

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Scattershooting

Three Illinoisans headed to fishing Hall

Thursday, October 14

Guide Todd Gessner, writer Mike Jackson and angler Tony Portincaso have been inducted to the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

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Non-Typical Hunter

The cooler weather paid off

Wednesday, October 13

Remove the heat and they move like crazy!

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Scattershooting

State ups Rock River fish stockings

Wednesday, October 13

The Illinois DNR has increased fish stockings in the Rock River in the wake of last year's fish kill.

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Tim's Big Game Blog

Wisconsin woman shoots monster buck

Wednesday, October 13

Perhaps the biggest buck ever shot by a female bowhunter in Wisconsin?

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Scattershooting

A youngster’s first deer

Wednesday, October 13

Youth deer season may not have produced record totals, but it did make for some happy youngsters like Peter Brandon of Decatur.

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Through the Lens

That’s MY DOG!!!

Wednesday, October 13

Saturday morning was the perfect fall hunt test day at Peabody Fish and Wildlife area in New Athens.

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Lake Doctor

Nate’s Bio

Tuesday, October 12

Just a bit about Nate Herman and his family.

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Scattershooting

Crappie fishing red hot at Rend Lake

Tuesday, October 12

The fall crappie bite is in full swing at Rend Lake in southern Illinois.

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Oppose Illinois SB-1657 Springfield Armory Illinois gun laws
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