Chris Robertson of Avon with a little help from his granddaughter Christin Posey took this black bear during a hunt in Caramat, Ontario, with a compound bow August 23, 2012. It weighed 245 pounds, and was lured by a doughnut Christin gave him.
Every fall, biologists from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources conduct surveys of lakes to assess the health of fish populations. They use information gathered to set limits for anglers and guide fish stocking efforts.
Traditional firearm hunting seasons are kicking off in Illinois and surrounding states. We've got a roundup of when hunters will be taking to the field in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan and WIsconsin STORY & COMMENTS