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Illinois hunting and fishing

Luke Snowden, 10, of Havana, Ill., shot this 300-pound wild boar in the swamps north of Orlando, Fla. He used a lever-action Mossberg 30-30 at about 50 yards. This was his first out-of-state hunting trip. He was accompanied by Greg Mason; and Jim Mason joined them for the wild boar hunt. Luke, at his young age, has shot several deer with both shotgun and bow and arrow. Luke is looking forward to the upcoming spring youth turkey hunt.

Posted on Fri, April 01, 2011

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Opening day 2008 turkey success

Join Robert Suess from Territorial Intrusion Decoys on a successful 2008 turkey hunt in southern Illinois.

Posted on Mon, March 09, 2009

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Chris Fitzgerald’s 13-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Kendall

Date and Season: Nov. 1, 2008; Bow

Notable: Hunter was on the ground when he shot this buck.


Chris Schweigert’s 15-pointer

Illinois Outdoors

County: Fulton

Date and Season: Dec. 6, 1998; Shotgun

Notable: Buck shot one hour before end of gun season in pouring rain.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Marcus Miller’s record hybrid crappie

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Jefferson

Size: 4.52 pounds, 18.75 inches

Date: May 14, 2008

Notable: Big crappie almost became dinner instead of a record.



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