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ARTICLE: Handheld Thermal Imagers

Night Vision goggles are useless against a camouflaged, motionless suspect hiding in vegetation, but a thermal imaging device easily finds the bad guy.

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

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



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Heartland Outdoors July 2017 cover catfish flathead rend  lake

Photo of the Day

catfish sangchris

Monday, May 22

Chris Adkins caught and released his personal best – a 40-pound flathead catfish at Sangchris Lake
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Heartland Outdoors

Holiday Notices Issued for Starved Rock SP

Wednesday, May 24

Visitors to Starved Rock for Memorial Weekend Should Be Alert for Travel Delays, Possible Parking Closures


Through the Lens

Just Talk to Us

Tuesday, May 23

So many unanswered questions surround the World Shooting and Recreational Complex


Through the Lens

What to Do if You Harvest an Alligator Gar in IL

Monday, May 22

How to appropriately collect data and notify IDNR of any Alligator Gar encounters


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Take steps to protect from ticks

Friday, May 19

Ticks are prevalent this year. Here's some ways to minimize your tick risks.


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High Water in IN Ditches Causes Concern About Fish

Wednesday, May 17

Recent heavy rains that flooded northeast Indiana ditches could create problems for anglers.



So Long

Monday, May 01

Been a fun run but moving on to a new website.


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