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Trenton Kinder, 5, who recently moved to Jasper, Texas, went on his first youth deer hunt Saturday, Oct. 30, and and bagged his first spike buck within just a short time of being out in the woods. What a great way to start his hunting career!
This has nothing to do with Illinois, but it’s a fun video on a cold day. Take a ride down the Kentucky River on a shanty boat with the self-named Moron Brothers. Surely somebody in Illinois will want to do something similar.
For Illinois bird-watchers, it was a beautiful white Christmas. That’s because snowy owls have been migrating south in fairly large numbers this winter, even pushing into central Illinois. And more may be on the way. STORY & COMMENTS
The Field & Stream Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo will return to Springfield this winter after a 20-year absence. An earlier incarnation was held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in the early 1990s. For the past two years, the show has been held in Peoria. Before that, it was in Bloomington. STORY & COMMENTS