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Gaven Meiners shot this Ogle County 9 point on Nov. 20th with about an hour left of light. After seeing several does and smaller bucks, this 9 point began making his way along a ridge about 100 yards away. The buck had a gross score of 139 5/8 and net score of 135.
Wildlife officials have confirmed another cougar sighting in Illinois, and they speculate it may be the same animal captured on a Morgan County trail camera just after midnight Oct. 28. STORY & COMMENTS
Try to imagine the small fish cupped in Trevor Miller’s hands someday giving a catfish angler an unforgettable fight. That is the fondest wish of the 16 people who showed up to help stock 7,000 six-inch blue catfish at Lake Springfield on Tuesday. STORY & COMMENTS