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Christopher Tuckey caught this largemouth bass on April 2, 2010, at a private farm pond in Knox County on a green and orange double blade spinner bait. The fish measured 24 inches long, with a girth just over 19 1/2” – and it unofficially weighed in at about 10 pounds. The bass had a crappie tail over 4-inches long sticking out of his belly and will be preserved by the taxidermist.
Due to a technical glitch, participants in the youth deer hunt Oct. 9-10 may have had trouble registering their harvested deer. DNR urges those who had difficulties to try again as soon as possible. STORY & COMMENTS
While this has shaped up as a banner year for waterfowl across the continent, advocates for ducks and duck hunters are worried. A confluence of events — political, economic and meteorological — have combined to imperil critical habitat, and the impact could be devastating. STORY & COMMENTS