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Glasford taxidermist Bob Hammerich can sure work fast. Here’s the mount of a muskie caught on April 28, 2010 by Greg Davis at McMaster Lake in Snakeden Hollow SFWA. The mega muskie was 51.75 inches long and weighed 31.24 pounds.
Looking back at 2012, the severe drought has to be the top outdoors story of the year. It touched everything, from agriculture and the economy to fish and wildlife habitat. But if I went by website traffic alone, the appearance of a cougar (or cougars) roaming Illinois just before firearm deer season would be the top story. STORY & COMMENTS
John P. Hanlon, 44, of Inverness was killed by a single gunshot wound to the chest, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Hanlon’s teenage son, who is not being named by authorities, was struck by the same shot and was treated and released from Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. STORY & COMMENTS
In the past few years, Athens has won three state archery championships and three sectional bass fishing titles, including Thursday's IHSA state bass fishing sectional tournament at Sangchris Lake. STORY & COMMENTS