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Illinois hunting and fishing

Jim Ryan of Elmwood harvested his first black bear on a hunt in northern Wisconsin.  It weighed 262 pounds and was shot on Sept. 17, 2011.  He was assisted by Steve Ryan of Algonquin.

Posted on Wed, September 28, 2011

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Fowled Reality - Shooting Snow geese and Specklebellies in Southern Illinois

With the duck and dark goose migration at a standstill, Fowled Reality met up with some friends in the far reaches of southern Illinois to do some snow goose hunting and specklebelly hunting. Having success on snow geese without an e-caller is challenging, but with the right setup it can be done! The crew put down 12 snow geese and 12 speckebellies over the course of the weekend. Stay tuned to for the full webisode this Spring.
Posted on Fri, January 20, 2012

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Kenny Horner’s 12-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Iroquois

Date and Season: Dec. 7, 2008; Shotgun

Notable: Third shot a charm for the best buck of hunter's 28-year career.


Jeff Graham’s 9-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Fulton

Date and Season: Nov. 12, 2009; Bow

Notable: Mp3 player helps hunter make it through a slow start.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Jimmy White’s 4 lb Crappie

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Greene

Size: 4lbs Spring scale 20 inches long

Date: 5-12-2011

Notable: 4 pounds on spring scale and 20 inches long



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