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Greg B. Nejmanowski caught and released this bluegill June 20 on a Mepps No. 2 spinner while fishing on Lake Rinaker in Carlinville. He estimated the fish weighed 1.5 pounds and said for sure the bluegill was, “The biggest and most colorful I have ever caught!”
Cool weather has cooled off fishing in much of Illinois, though there are scattered reports of good action for crappie and rainbow trout, like these fish from Miller Park in Bloomington. STORY & COMMENTS
Lawmakers are expected to override Quinn's changes when they meet Tuesday in Springfield. The bill's sponsor, among others, says the original measure came out of months of negotiations. STORY & COMMENTS
Cold weather limited participation in Illinois' second firearm deer hunting season, but there were success stories taken from the timber. Look for harvest totals Wednesday morning. They were delayed. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois High School Association Bass Fishing State Final Tournament, scheduled for May 6-7 at Carlyle Lake has been postponed due to dangerous water levels. Officials pledge to set a new date as soon as possible. STORY & COMMENTS