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Joe Rohr had a successful trip hunting ducks. Fish Hook Waterfowl Area was iced over, so he canoed out, made a hole in the ice and saw a lot of birds, the most birds he said he saw this season. It was a perfect morning and only myself and some other hunter where there that morning.
At a brief hearing Tuesday, the Illinois State Rifle Association, the Illinois State Police and The Associated Press agreed to a delay of the review of the restraining order until April 14. STORY & COMMENTS
Deer harvest figures are within 1,000 deer of this time last year. Archery hunters are about 2,000 behind the pace, but the running total for all seasons (archery, youth, muzzleloader and firearm) is 160,882 - just about 1,000 off last year's pace. Click inside for county-by-county archery totals. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois General Assembly must act this month to restore $9.25 million in restricted funds “swept” to pay state bills or risk losing millions in federal dollars for fish and wildlife management. STORY & COMMENTS
It seems summer just started and now it’s over. There’s less daylight every day. The heat of the day gives way to cool evenings. It’s the season of Friday night lights, fall colors, fleece pullovers and “I thought I my flashlight was right there with the rest of my stuff.” STORY & COMMENTS