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While high water on the Illinois and Mississippi rivers has slowed shooting for Asian carp, Les Davenport managed to arrow this stringer of gar and grass carp on the Mississippi. These fish came off a flooded roadbed in a backwater.
With 230 firearm hunters at the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area near Chandlerville this weekend, it might be surprising to learn the safest place for a deer is the campground. STORY & COMMENTS
Illinois deer hunters killed a preliminary total of 55,708 deer during the first segment of the Illinois firearm deer-hunting season Nov. 22-24. This year’s opening weekend compares with 72,111 deer taken during the first half of the 2012 firearm season. STORY & COMMENTS