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Dan Bridson sent us this photo of his son on was his first day ever deer hunting, on the Saturday of the first gun season in northwest Peoria County.“This big boy wondered up the hill to us. The wind was perfect. Weston nailed him in the front shoulder and dropped him,” Dan wrote
Acting DNR director Sam Flood on pace to rack up $10,000 in travel money -- just for driving to work to Springfield. Flood, who earns $120,000 per year, is also reimbursed for housing and meal money when he visits Springfield. STORY & COMMENTS
Too bad we can’t travel back in time to check out this fish story. If true, it might have involved a state-record smallmouth bass caught in a pond in northern Illinois almost a century ago. STORY & COMMENTS
Hunting and fishing retailer Cabela's Inc. will not participate in what has been billed as Pennsylvania's largest outdoor sports show next month following the decision to ban the display and sale of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. STORY & COMMENTS