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Mike Bowen holds up one of several grass carp caught while bowfishing Monday with his son, Brad, in the flooded woods along the Illinois River.The Bowens, along with friends Brian and Lisa Tabor, frequent the waters with their bows and tethered arrows whenever the river floods.
Organizers of the 49-year-old Turtle Reunion and Races in Danville have been told by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources that they can no longer gather and have their usual dozens of turtles in one place out of concerns that disease could spread among the animals. STORY & COMMENTS
The Field & Stream Illinois Deer & Turkey Classic's second day brought crowds of outdoorsmen and women to the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. Here is a VIDEO report from Saturday. STORY & COMMENTS