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From Ron Smith in Christian County: “This has been the absolute best year ever after a four-year dry spell for me. I estimate that I have found nearly 20 pounds in the past week. There still coming on with the rain and humidity and I’ve only found a few of the big yellow ones. You can bet I’ll be out next week, but the weeds in the timber are as high as my knees.”

Posted on Thu, May 09, 2013

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Cody takes his first deer

Zac Wilson takes his 13-year-old son, Cody, on his first shotgun deer hunt and records Cody's first deer kill. They were hunting on private land in Richland County, the first day of the November shotgun deer season.
Posted on Mon, December 06, 2010

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Jason DeSotel’s 18-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Henderson

Date and Season: Nov. 19, 2000; Shotgun

Notable: Buck scored 196 inches non-typical.


Taylor Warner’s 9-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Clay

Date and Season: Oct. 11, 2009; Youth firearm

Notable: Hunter had a smile as wide as the rack.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Marcus Miller’s record hybrid crappie

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Jefferson

Size: 4.52 pounds, 18.75 inches

Date: May 14, 2008

Notable: Big crappie almost became dinner instead of a record.



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