Watch three gobblers get fooled by a hen and jake decoy setup during a second season Illinois hunt with John Brown of Chester. Warning, one of the big toms is taken down with a bow. Nothing new there for Brown, who has five Grand Slams and three Royal Slams.
While fishing for bass, Mike Jarvis of Freeburg hooked into a monster paddlefish that weighed 105 pounds, was 68 inches long from tip of tail to tip of snout and had a girth of 44 inches. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois spring trout fishing season starts at 5 a.m. April 6. In preparation, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources stocks more than 60,000 rainbow trout each spring at 42 locations statewide. STORY & COMMENTS