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Illinois hunting and fishing

Eric Swanson of London Mills snapped this picture of a big snapping turtle in his farm pond. Writes Swanson, “Caution: If you get too close he’s very fond of finger food. He’s might tasty looking as snapping turtles are, but I guess he lived this long he may as well keep on keeping on. Besides the last one I cleaned took me an hour.”

Posted on Thu, July 08, 2010

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Three gobblers get fooled

Watch three gobblers get fooled by a hen and jake decoy setup during a second season Illinois hunt with John Brown of Chester. Warning, one of the big toms is taken down with a bow. Nothing new there for Brown, who has five Grand Slams and three Royal Slams.

 

Posted on Fri, May 01, 2009

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Mike Ridings’ 17-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Macoupin

Date and Season: Nov. 12, 2011; Bow

Notable: Shot 173-incher at 10 yards

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Mark Bazzell’s 9-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

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Date and Season: 2009; Bow

Notable: First buck shot with 8-year-old son

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Illinois Big Fish Stories

Mark Samp’s record smallmouth bass

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Fulton

Size: 6 pounds, 7 ounces; 22.6 inches

Date: March 26, 1985

Notable: Fish was displayed at Peoria sports show.

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