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Ed Hardesty of South Charleston, Ohio, sent in this photo of his son Travis who caught and released this nice bass on July 2 east of Canton, Ill. The fish was 21½ inches long, his personal best while fishing a Mann’s Auger tail around heavy cover.
Carlisle and Cayden Hinde, 9-year-old twin daughters of John and Sara Hinde of Murphysboro, took togetherness to a new level Nov. 18 when they killed their first deer — 10 minutes apart. It was the first deer for both young ladies. And, both got their deer on the first shot. STORY & COMMENTS