Hanna City brothers Josh and Jacob Ruchotzke both face tremendous physical obstacles. Jacob, 11, has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, while his older brother Josh, 14, lost his legs and most of his fingers to a severe infection. Yet both brothers were able to shoot their first deer duing the Illinois Youth Firearms Hunt. The hunt was arranged by the Heart of Illinois Whitetails chapter of Whitetails Unlimited.
Professional waterfowl hunting guide and video star Jeffrey Foiles pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges in Canada that he routinely exceeded bag limits and caused undo pain and suffering to animals. STORY & COMMENTS
Temperatures were solidly in the 90s this week, so it is doubtful that anyone looked wistfully at the insulated camouflage coveralls or neoprene waders hanging in the garage. But the truth is, hunting season is already upon us. Here is a roundup of seasons and dates for 2011-2012. STORY & COMMENTS