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David Phelps, 16, of Smithville caught this 38-inch, 17-pound northern pike July 7, 2010 on the Vermilion River near Orr, MN. He was fishing out of the Gold Mine Camp with Joe Stewart of Glasford. This was the biggest fish caught by anyone in camp that week.
Illinois and federal officials have dumped fish poison into a 2.5-mile stretch of the Little Calumet River to determine if the invasive Asian carp has come any closer to the Great Lakes. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is considering a proposal to add the Rice Lake walk-ins, the Double T Goose Management Area and the Duck Ranch as state sites offering daily hunting permits. STORY & COMMENTS
The second Illinois firearm deer season runs Thursday through Sunday and officials hope for a repeat of the first season when there were no firearm-related hunting accidents reported. The only accidents reported after first season involved tree stands, including one in Shelby County in which the hunter died. STORY & COMMENTS
Eight people are accused of illegally trafficking paddlefish caviar from a prime paddlefish location in western Missouri after a yearslong investigation that spanned nine states, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday. STORY & COMMENTS