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Hunter Burton harvested his first turkey—a 22-pounder with a 10.5 inch beard and 1-inch spurs—on April 2, 2011, his 10th birthday in Jersey County. The fourth-grader from Grafton, IL, is the son of Todd Burton.
Todd Goins landed a 31-inch-long hybrid striped bass while largemouth bass fishing on Otter Lake near Girard on May 29 — but it wasn’t until later that he realized how big a catch it really was. STORY & COMMENTS
George Little: Ten years from now, you’re not going to remember what you were wearing when your fireplace buck came within range, or when you landed that 10-pound bass.
But you’re never going to forget how those days made you feel. STORY & COMMENTS
Dave Genz has faith in Mother Nature. Even though warm weather reduced or eliminated ice-fishing seasons in some parts of the country last winter, Genz said he knows cold weather will come around again. STORY & COMMENTS