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Renee Farris of Peoria shot this 9 point buck on the second day of the 2010 firearm season in Peoria County. It was her first big buck in her 13 years of hunting and also her first time shooting without a scope!
Hunters can apply online for permits for fall hunting seasons including firearm and muzzleloader deer season, fall shotgun turkey season, non-resident archery deer combination permits and dove hunting permits. STORY & COMMENTS
The sponsor of legislation to allow the concealed carry of firearms on Saturday ripped Gov. Pat Quinn's ongoing efforts to make the measure more restrictive, saying the Chicago Democrat is pandering to voters in Cook County and that his actions could lead to "mayhem" across Illinois. STORY & COMMENTS
Vernon Kleen, retired ornithologist and board member of the Illinois Audubon Society, has written a series of profiles of Illinois birds. The first one features the American bald eagle. STORY & COMMENTS