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Doug Brooks submitted this picture of a bobcat caught on his trailcam in Pike County. “I’ve gotten several pictures but this is one of the best so far. I actually saw 2 ‘cats while deer hunting last fall - amazing to watch.” The picture was taken about five miles north of Griggsville, just off Illinois 107.
Add retrieving ice to the list of abilities from Kevin and Sandra Remmers’ Clyde’s Creek Brittanys. This video shows a dog from one of their breedings, Billie (CH Starlight’s Billion Times Brighter), making good use of an ice maker.
After years of steady growth, the population of giant Canada geese in Illinois has remained flat at around 107,000 birds over the last decade, according to an annual helicopter survey by the state Department of Natural Resources. STORY & COMMENTS
Central Illinois has picked up another waterfowl hunting area thanks to the work of Ducks Unlimited and the Illinois Duck Stamp fund to develop the Salt Creek Waterfowl Management Area on the northeast end of Clinton Lake. STORY & COMMENTS
Our hunting and fishing buddies are some of the best friends we’ll ever have. Reading their words, and sharing their thoughts, when you can no longer hear their voices one day will be priceless. STORY & COMMENTS