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Illinois hunting and fishing

Tad Locher, an intern with the Illinois Natural History Survey at Havana, shows off a bowfin captured during fish sampling this summer. Locher attends Western Illinois University.

Posted on Sat, June 18, 2011

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Goose hunting in southern Illinois

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 this spring for the full length episode!
Posted on Fri, February 10, 2012

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Aaron Jeffords’ 13-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Pope

Date and Season: Oct. 2, 2007; Bow

Notable: First buck with a bow is a 181 5/8-inch, 13-pointer.


Gerry Cruse’s 10-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Peoria

Date and Season: Nov. 10, 2009; Bow

Notable: Hunter got unexpected second chance.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Ed Walbel’s record largemouth bass

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Lake

Size: 13 pounds, 1 ounce; 28 inches long, 23-inch girth

Date: February 15, 1976

Notable: Bass hit with ice still on parts of Stone Quarry Lake.



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