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“I was out mowing the property in Crawford County and set up the trail cam,” writes Tom Bonderski of Plainfield. “I got this coyote chasing a turkey. Then the turkey comes back just a little over a minute later, looking like it is ready to challenge the coyote.”
Nearly all species have recovered from the 2009 fish kill on the Rock River, according to a recently released study. The fish kill occurred June 21-23, 2009, on a 53.6-mile stretch of the Rock River from Grand Detour to Prophetstown. STORY & COMMENTS
"I came in from a hunt walked into the garage, unloaded all the stuff and looked over and saw a small umbrella," said Charlie Thomas. "It hit me. I got my wife to print a big picture of a gobbler and bring it to the garage." The crude design of a gobbler drawn across the top of that umbrella was the start of what is now Mississippi Decoys Inc. STORY & COMMENTS
"When my cousin Lloyd and I were boys, the season didn’t open until noon. We were primed and ready to go, chores done, boots waterproofed, and guns cleaned at least twice by 10:30 a.m. We’d sit out on the back step, planning our hunt, and waiting to hear the blast of the noon whistle from La Harpe. We were headed through the corn stubble before the echo died down." STORY & COMMENTS