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Fall urban trout stocking begins October 14

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at many locations.

NEW INDOOR ARCHERY CENTER OPENS TO THE PUBLIC OCT. 10 AT SIC

Local archery enthusiasts will soon have a new place to hone their skills while staying out the weather.

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Tuesday, October 17

Kevin Bricker, 10, shot his first deer with a crossbow on his grandparents farm in Macon County.
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Scattershooting

Duck season can be maddening

Monday, November 01

Duck hunting has a knack for making a man rummage through his office in search of the last few drops of Crown Royal.

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Illinois archery deer harvest tops 24,000

Monday, November 01

Through Oct. 31 Illinois bowhunters have shot 24,781 deer, behind last year at this time but ahead of the two previous seasons.

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Nearby states producing bucks

Monday, November 01

While we wait for some Illinois big buck action, here are some monsters to admire from neighboring states.

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Stream Stalker

A Little Bronze Fun on the Fox River

Monday, November 01

Late season float trip for Smallies.

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Non-Typical Hunter

Small racks, big necks

Saturday, October 30

Bucks all day long

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Scattershooting

Ducks? Bucks? How about geese!

Saturday, October 30

Opening day of waterfowl season ended better than expected.

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Scattershooting

A good day for boys

Friday, October 29

When Dad's in charge, the boys will play.

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Shootin' Whitetails

Bucks in the Morning

Friday, October 29

Bucks moving mornings and afternoons.

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Scattershooting

Ducks or bucks?

Thursday, October 28

A good cold front has prospects improving for deer and duck hunting.

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Stream Stalker

Northern Pike on My Mind

Thursday, October 28

Huge Desire to catch a pike on the fly before the end of the year.

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Non-Typical Hunter

New Illinois Deer Opener Show

Thursday, October 28

September may be the month

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Heartland Outdoors

Illinois reports fewer deer-vehicle injuries

Thursday, October 28

Injuries related to deer-vehicle crashes are on the decline in Illinois since 2007.

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Apply for late-winter deer special sites

Thursday, October 28

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for the late-winter deer season at state sites.

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