Welcome to the world of the Big Bass Bounty Hunter, who travels around central Illinois in his tricked-up vehicle catching fish. This video was last summer at LaSalle Lake. There’s not a lot of fast action in the Big Bass Bounty Hunter series and he could use an editor, but we still find his videos oddly entertaining.
With its woodlands, wetlands, prairies and location adjacent to the Pecatonica River, the Torstenson Center is a hunting, fishing and birding paradise. But don’t get in a big rush, because here, the kids come first. STORY & COMMENTS
Michigan: Experts in western Michigan say at least 200 dead deer have been reported in Calhoun County, and another 250 have been seen in Branch County. The numbers probably are higher because not all deer are reported. Wisconsin: The outbreak appears to be centered in Columbia County, but dead deer have also been reported in Waukesha, Walworth and Rock counties. STORY & COMMENTS
National Park Service officials are investigating whether a 6-year-old Illinois boy who was trapped more than three hours in a giant sand dune in northwest Indiana fell into a hole created by a long-buried tree that had decomposed, leaving a void in the sand. STORY & COMMENTS