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Jeremy Quintiliani of Peoria caught this spawning salmon Aug. 26, 2009 while fishing with his father Jerry and Guide Kevin Morlock of Indigo Guide Service on the Pere Marquette River near Ludington, Mich.
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.
From Steve Tarter's "Minding Business" blog: University of Illinois researcher Cory Suski believes adding a carbon dioxide barrier could help keep the invasive species from entering Lake Michigan. STORY & COMMENTS
Rabbit hunting is inexpensive, uncomplicated and, in most places, it’s not crowded. If the fields and timbers around columnist George Little's house are any indication, this is a good season for cottontails. STORY & COMMENTS