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Plenty of S. Illinois fishing holes, Les Winkeler, Oct 22

Geese the word on opening day, Dale Bowman, Oct 22

Guide hooks 51.75-inch Indiana muskie, Dale Bowman, Oct 21

Track a buck like a pro, OutdoorHub.com, Oct 21

Umbrella rigs banned from BASS events, TheOutdoorWire.com, Oct 20


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Iowa fishing report 10-16-14


Here is the latest Iowa fishing report.

Remaining firearm deer permits on sale Oct. 21


Those Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits remaining available following the close of random daily drawings will be available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors from Oct. 21-Dec. 7.



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Photo of the Day

Popkins flathead catfish

Friday, March 02

Tad Popkins caught this Powerton Lake flathead catfish on Feb. 15. The fish weighed 67.57 pounds. Courtesy of PRESLEYS OUTDOORS in Bartonville.
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Lake Doctor

Awesome Turkey Video and Project Update

Friday, March 02

This video was pretty impressive and an update of upcoming events.


Stay on Target

Big Southern Illinois Pond Bass

Friday, March 02

10 year old Madeleine DeNeal caught the biggest bass of her short fishing career on the evening of March 1st!


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Top Smallie Baits of 2011

Friday, March 02

The KVD square-bill crank


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Iowa fishing report 3-1-12

Thursday, March 01

Here's the latest statewide Iowa fishing report.


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Giant City has storm closures

Thursday, March 01

Some areas of Giant City State Park are closed to visitors due to tornado damage.


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