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Illinois hunting and fishing

The panfish are biting west of Farmington. Rod Fleisher, Phil Putnam and Tom Morse reported catching more than 90 crappies, all near 11 inches; 22 bass; and a half a dozen bluegills in two trips with a mix of minnows on gold hook, silver jigs tipped with wax worm.

Posted on Mon, March 28, 2011

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Fowled Reality - Shooting Snow geese and Specklebellies in Southern Illinois

With the duck and dark goose migration at a standstill, Fowled Reality met up with some friends in the far reaches of southern Illinois to do some snow goose hunting and specklebelly hunting. Having success on snow geese without an e-caller is challenging, but with the right setup it can be done! The crew put down 12 snow geese and 12 speckebellies over the course of the weekend. Stay tuned to for the full webisode this Spring.
Posted on Fri, January 20, 2012

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Allen and Jarrod Albers’ 17-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Williamson

Date and Season: Dec. 14, 1991; Shotgun

Notable: Father and son shot almost simultaneously.


Tim Rodgers 11 pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Lawrence

Date and Season: Nov. 18, 2011; Shotgun

Notable: Deer caught wind too late.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Joe Egan’s near-record smallmouth

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Cook

Size: 6 pounds, 5 ounces; 22 inches

Date: April 25, 2009

Notable: Smallmouth two ounces short of state record.



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