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Illinois hunting and fishing

Mike Griffin of Atwood shot this photo of his grandson Christian fishing in a farm pond in rural Montgomery County. The fish at the end of the bent pole turned out to be an 8 pound largemouth bass. Sadly, grandpa botched the netting job and the bass pulled the hook out at the last second.

Posted on Mon, August 01, 2011

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Fowled Reality-Southern Illinois Duck Hunting Smash

The Fowled Reality crew battled changeable skies, little wind, and some rain to put down 23 birds in the Illinois south central waterfowl zone. Sunday was highlighted by large flocks of ducks pouring in from the north with the arrival of the latest cold front. Here are some highlights! Stay tuned to for the full webisode this Spring.
Posted on Thu, December 08, 2011

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Mike Ridings’ 17-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Macoupin

Date and Season: Nov. 12, 2011; Bow

Notable: Shot 173-incher at 10 yards


Mel Johnson’s 13-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Peoria

Date and Season: Oct. 29, 1965; Bow

Notable: Reigning world record typical bow kill scored 204 4/8 inches.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Ed Walbel’s record largemouth bass

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Lake

Size: 13 pounds, 1 ounce; 28 inches long, 23-inch girth

Date: February 15, 1976

Notable: Bass hit with ice still on parts of Stone Quarry Lake.



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