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.
People streamed into the show Saturday morning filling aisles between vendors exhibiting everything from hunting blinds shaped like round hay bales to hunting trips to far-off destinations. STORY & COMMENTS
A concealed-carry compromise between the Illinois House and Senate is closing in with just days left in the scheduled spring session and a court-ordered June 9 deadline to craft legislation looming over lawmakers’ heads. STORY & COMMENTS
The program that issues mandatory ID cards to gun owners in Illinois would be discontinued under legislation proposed by state Sen. Sam McCann, R-Carlinville. Senate Bill 3340 would repeal the Firearms Owner’s Identification Act. STORY & COMMENTS