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15-year-old Austin Kofoid of Glasford shot this 11-point buck at 7;30 a.m. opening morning of his last youth deer hunt, hunting in Hancock County. Austin has been hunting since he was 9 years old and has harvested several nice deer, but this is his first buck, which weighed 180 field dressed.
Almost nobody in Illinois wants to eat Asian carp. “There’s no market for them. I’ve had one or two people ask for them,” said Clint Carter, co-owner of Carter’s Fish Market, 1900 South Grand Ave. E. That’s too bad because the few people brave enough to taste the pearly white flesh – punctuated by many bones -- say it tastes like cod or tilapia. “It’s a freshwater fish with a clean taste,” Carter said. “People are always surprised when they taste it.” STORY & COMMENTS