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Skyler Coryell of Pekin is all smiles after an evening of fishing with dipbait for channel catfish at Banner Marsh with his father, Kit, and friend Craig. The trio managed to catch 15 catfish, just three short of the limit. Writes Kit, “My son is the greatest fishing partner anyone could have.”
Check out this video shot in northeastern Peoria County by Rob Hilsabeck on Saturday, Nov. 17, during the first weekend of firearm deer hunting. Is this a dog? A wolf? A wolf-dog-coyote cross? What’s your opinion?
UPDATED: Parties are split on legislation requiring registration of handguns and creating a new tax on ammunition. Both bills passed a committee 7-4 Wednesday and now go to the House floor. STORY & COMMENTS
Cooler weather and rain has slowed the bite for crappie in most of Illinois, while trophy bass and walleye are showing up in decent numbers and river fishing remains good for sauger and walleye. STORY & COMMENTS