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Illinois hunting and fishing

Matt Westendorf shot this doe on January 14 in Pike County, outside of Pittsfield. The mature doe weighed 180 pounds. She was running with eight other does.

Posted on Tue, February 07, 2012

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A special youth hunt

Hanna City brothers Josh and Jacob Ruchotzke both face tremendous physical obstacles. Jacob, 11, has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, while his older brother Josh, 14, lost his legs and most of his fingers to a severe infection. Yet both brothers were able to shoot their first deer duing the Illinois Youth Firearms Hunt. The hunt was arranged by the Heart of Illinois Whitetails chapter of Whitetails Unlimited.

Posted on Sun, October 18, 2009

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Bryant Volling’s 12-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Unknown

Date and Season: Oct. 12, 2007; Bow

Notable: Buck responded to grunt call.

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Scott Prosser’s 21-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Richland

Date and Season: Nov. 15, 2008; Bow

Notable: Evening hunt yields 184-inch buck.

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Illinois Big Fish Stories

Mark Samp’s record smallmouth bass

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Fulton

Size: 6 pounds, 7 ounces; 22.6 inches

Date: March 26, 1985

Notable: Fish was displayed at Peoria sports show.

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