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Ron Schrader of McHenry took photos of wood ducks while having coffee on his back porch last weekend. Roughly six years ago, he built a number of wood duck boxes and put them in a slough next to his house. “It was a great investment because more and more wood ducks come here every year now,” he said.
Toothy critters and crappie are biting across Illinois as we go full circle from spring through summer and now into the final fall bite. Speaking of final, this is our final weekly fishing report until next March. Between now and March we will still post updates though, so check back. And thanks for reading. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will host five public open houses statewide to allow waterfowl hunters to comment on proposals for the upcoming duck and goose hunting seasons. STORY & COMMENTS