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Illinois hunting and fishing

Nine-year-old Graham Bishop took this Menard County jake during the Youth Turkey Hunt on Sunday, April 4. The day before, he had 3 gobblers coming to his calls when a large coyote broke them up and then attacked one of his decoys.
Sunday morning, Graham watched 5 gobblers fly off their roost, then he called an unsuspecting Jake to about 25 yards. Making a perfect single head shot with a Remington Nitro Turkey Load delivered from his Mossberg 500 20 gauge.

Posted on Fri, April 08, 2011

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Cody takes his first deer

Zac Wilson takes his 13-year-old son, Cody, on his first shotgun deer hunt and records Cody's first deer kill. They were hunting on private land in Richland County, the first day of the November shotgun deer season.
Posted on Mon, December 06, 2010

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Aron Shofner’s 12-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Putnam

Date and Season: Nov. 13, 2008; Bow

Notable: Hunter shoots picture first, then shoots buck.


Dave Meyer’s 8-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Madison

Date and Season: Nov. 1, 2010; Bow

Notable: Field dressed 227 lbs; rough scored at 137 5/8 inches



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Jody Harris’ record flathead catfish

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Clinton

Size: 78 pounds

Date: Aug. 11, 1995

Notable: Fishing for white bass yields state-record catfish.



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