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Marc Anthony of Goodfield owns and operates Look Alive Taxidermy and Non Typical Hunter magazine. Anthony grew up in central Illinois and spent eight years as a commercial pilot before giving that up to spend more time with his wife Jan and three children, Victoria, Drake and Elesa. Anthony hunted on and off as a child but started seriously at age 30 and focuses on bowhunting for deer and turkeys. He's arrowed four bucks that meet the Boone and Crockett Club (net) standards and 20 Pope and Young Club qualifiers. Anthony is on the Pro Staff for Muzzy broadheads, Bear Archery, Vital Gear, Natural Predator, Non Typical Hunter and several other companies. He also is a member of the Outdoor writers Association of America, OWAA.

 

Non-typical Hunter

A Web log by Marc Anthony

Illinois hunting and fishing

Business as usual at the DNR

March 27, 2009 at 04:36 PM

The word on the street is a 9 day January season is a reality. Obviously, nobody listens to the people who hunt these animals or look at the data from the previous years. Why should they? Money seems to speak for itself. When insurance companies wine and dine politicians for the sake of increasing their profits, who really needs to listen to the very people you are supposed to work for? Insurance companies seem to be all about caring for their clients. You don’t think so? Watch their TV commercials and you’ll see! You know, the soft music in the background, the children running and smiling and the parents feeling all warm and fuzzy because they feel “safe” that they’re insured. That is until they have to actually use their insurance, then it’s the 48 hour run-around!

“Would you like some cheese with that wine sir”? “Sure that sounds great pal”! “Hey, a little cheese goes really well with my $100.00 bottle of wine. What’s that, a box of goodies? Sure, my wife likes that stuff too! Ya know Joe, you’re right, we don’t really need that many deer here in IL.” “Heck, you can take the whole darn herd for another box of that stuff over there”.

Sound familiar? It should, because it seems to be happening here again in IL.

Lincoln would be proud.

 

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