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Renee Farris of Peoria shot this 9 point buck on the second day of the 2010 firearm season in Peoria County. It was her first big buck in her 13 years of hunting and also her first time shooting without a scope!
While Illinois remains one of the country's top deer-hunting destinations, it's not in the top 10 in terms of the likelihood of deer-vehicle collisions. According to State Farm insurance, West Virginia is the likeliest state for vehicle crashes involving deer. STORY & COMMENTS
The story of a tropical fish caught in Litchfield’s Lake Lou Yaeger is making waves on the Internet, but the lake superintendent says a Pacu is no threat. The Pacu is a tropical fish that has become infamous for reports that it has attacked male swimmers, eating their testicles. STORY & COMMENTS
The Field & Stream Illinois Deer & Turkey Classic's second day brought crowds of outdoorsmen and women to the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. Here is a VIDEO report from Saturday. STORY & COMMENTS