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Glasford taxidermist Bob Hammerich can sure work fast. Here’s the mount of a muskie caught on April 28, 2010 by Greg Davis at McMaster Lake in Snakeden Hollow SFWA. The mega muskie was 51.75 inches long and weighed 31.24 pounds.
Watch footage of an absolutely incredible buck being raised behind a fence at the Flees family’s Wilderness Whitetails in Wisconsin. The buck’s rack is rumored to have grossed 406 5/8 inches as a 2-year-old. Click here to learn more about the deer called Sudden Impact.
Another attempt to pass a concealed-carry bill fell seven votes short in the Illinois House Thursday night, raising questions about whether legislators can meet a court-ordered June 9 deadline to enact a law. STORY & COMMENTS
Despite more eyewitness sightings of a cougar in North Chicago, authorities have been unable to corral the big cat. Current plans involve tracking and tranquilizing the cat, which has left paw prints like the one at right. STORY & COMMENTS
One of every three bites of food we consume depends on pollination by honeybees, but these overlooked contributors to our food system are continuing to die in stubbornly perplexing ways. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is no longer mailing watercraft registration renewal notices. Watercraft owners can renew their watercraft registrations by phone or online. STORY & COMMENTS