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Humminbird® Wins “Best of Electronics” for Seventh Consecutive Year at ICAST

Humminbird Brand Manager, Ray Schaffart, with the SOLIX display at ICAST.

Crappie, Bass,Catfish, and High Temperature.

Lake level is 606.7 and dropping about 6" per day. Looks like they are generating from 9 am to 9 pm. Water is reasonably clear with temps hovering near 90. Whew, that's some warm water.

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Beau Shaffer took his first buck this year!!

Saturday, December 31

Beau Shaffer took his first buck this year!
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Through the Lens

Confusion about Catfish?

Friday, December 30

Don't go out and shoot a catfish just yet

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Agreement Averts Layoffs to Illinois Conservation Police

Friday, December 30

Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council Ratifies Collective Bargaining Agreement with Rauner Administration

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Apply for youth hunt, clinic

Tuesday, December 27

Young hunters between the ages of 10-17 can apply now for the Pere Marquette Youth Wingshooting Clinic and Pheasant Hunt scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Pere Marquette State Park in Jersey County.

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Tim's Big Game Blog

Big Iowa muzzleloader buck

Tuesday, December 27

Here's another nice buck from our neighbor to the west.

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Duck Numbers

Ice pushed ducks out

Friday, December 23

We flew the waterfowl survey on Wednesday, December 21st, and the survey locations along both rivers were almost entirely frozen.

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LAKE OF THE OZARKS EAGLE DAYS EVENTS

Wednesday, December 21

SOARING EAGLES TAKE CENTER STAGE DURING THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS EAGLE DAYS EVENTS

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IDNR Announces Lease Termination at Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center

Monday, December 19

Safety of visitors in question given conditions of facility

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Meandering

Top 5 Update…Seriously

Monday, December 19

“Are you kidding me?” – 2016 Top 5 leader 12/11/16

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A big buck for grandma

Monday, December 19

Here's a nice buck shot by Shirley Akers, who just happens to be 79 and a bowhunter.

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Big City: Friends outwit a big buck

Thursday, December 15

Cody Miller tells the tale of his hunt for "Big City," a trophy buck.

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The Monster Buck

Thursday, December 15

Brody Lowery bags huge Hardin County 25-pointer.

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Duck Numbers

Ducks abound despite ice

Wednesday, December 14

Mississippi River duck count is the 10th highest since 1948.

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