Duck hunting is better when there’s a dog around. See Woody perform during a hunt at Rice Lake’s Blind 26 with his master Todd Staley of Morton, Aaron Sapinski of Kickapoo, Nate Herman of Peoria and Jeff Lampe.
A 20-year-old Minnesota man is charged with felony theft for allegedly shooting a 21-point domesticated deer in a pen with a bow and arrow, and then claiming he killed the animal in the wild. STORY & COMMENTS
Practice is “can’t miss” advice. More deer are shot at and missed than those that are shot at and hit. The buck of a lifetime isn’t going to be in our lifetime if we can’t finish the deal. STORY & COMMENTS
Twenty-six hunting accidents were reported in Illinois in 2011, and half of those were blamed on falls from tree stands. “Anytime your feet leave the ground you should be in a harness.” STORY & COMMENTS
Rockford Register Star editorial: Part of the new markets campaign is getting people to realize that the fish can be tasty. If enough people want to eat the fish, it could wind up on your favorite restaurant’s menu. The more people want them, the more commercial companies will fish for them, the fewer carp will be left. That’s good all around. STORY & COMMENTS