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Illinois hunting and fishing

Here’s one that escaped the hunter. Eric Swanson sent in this photo of a buck he found 100 yards from a blacktop road. The 13-point buck, which had an obvious large scrape down his back and no obvious bullet or arrow wounds, had been there for a few days before the first shotgun season. “We think he must have been hit by a truck and suffered internal injuries,” Eric wrote.

Posted on Wed, November 24, 2010

Video archive

March strip-mine fishing

Join Jeff Lampe and Gordon Inskeep as warm weather and wind combine for good late-winter fishing in a Peoria County strip mine lake.

 

Posted on Wed, March 18, 2009

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Mark Schafer’s 19-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Jasper

Date and Season: Nov. 16, 2007; Shotgun

Notable: Buck shot despite damaged sights on shotgun.

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Mitch Dohman’s 10-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Livingston

Date and Season: Oct. 19, 2008; Bow

Notable: Slow night ends with drop-tine buck.

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Illinois Big Fish Stories

Marcus Miller’s record hybrid crappie

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Jefferson

Size: 4.52 pounds, 18.75 inches

Date: May 14, 2008

Notable: Big crappie almost became dinner instead of a record.

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MORE BIG FISH STORIES

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