Welcome to the world of the Big Bass Bounty Hunter, who travels around central Illinois in his tricked-up vehicle catching fish. This video was last summer at LaSalle Lake. There’s not a lot of fast action in the Big Bass Bounty Hunter series and he could use an editor, but we still find his videos oddly entertaining.
Government officials hope to have 150,000 acres of manmade wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico ready by Aug. 15 to provide food and rest areas for migrating birds displaced by the oil spill. STORY & COMMENTS
Ray Marshalla: So far, duck migrations in the Illinois River Valley have been ahead of normal for early migrants, such as teal and pintails, and behind for later migrants such as mallards. STORY & COMMENTS
Quinn voices opposition to concealed carry bill at Chicago news conference today.
"Loaded concealed handguns in the possession of private citizens will lead to more danger and more bad things happening," Quinn said. Illinois is one of just two states that don't allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons. STORY & COMMENTS