Fowled Reality met up with goose calling champion Mike Smothers and some of his buddies for the last weekend of the regular goose season in Southern Illinois. The combination of a phenomenal setup and great conditions help the guys put down 22 snow geese, specklebellies, and canada geese in a day and half. Stay tuned to http://www.FOWLEDREALITY.com this spring for the full length episode!
Tapping into his extensive knowledge of rivers, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Kevin Short mastered the Mississippi River at the River Rumble, posting a four-day total of 43 pounds, 3 ounces. STORY & COMMENTS
With the prime weeks still ahead, it’s a little early to tell how Illinois’ first river otter trapping season since 1929 is going. About 500 otters have been registered so far, with the season less than half over. STORY & COMMENTS
If you've got a nice picture you'd be willing to share with the readers of Prairie State Outdoors, we'd love to see it. UPDATED: We've added a few examples to help get the creative juices flowing. STORY & COMMENTS