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We have some big bluegills in Illinois, but researchers are studying to see if they can super-size the fish. It looks like it's working!Can We Build A Bigger Bluegill?
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Can We Build A Bigger Bluegill?

We have some big bluegills in Illinois, but researchers are studying to see if they can

Prairie State turkey hunters killed a record number of birds last spring. Could another record be ahead for 2005?Illinois' Spring turkey Outlook
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Illinois' Spring turkey Outlook

Prairie State turkey hunters killed a record number of birds last spring. Could another record

Daniel D. Lamoreux

Tales of giant deer often play out in bizarre fashion, but none like the one about the highest-scoring buck ever killed in the Prairie State.Illinois' Biggest Bow Buck EVER!
Hunting

Illinois' Biggest Bow Buck EVER!

Tales of giant deer often play out in bizarre fashion, but none like the one about the

There's a lot of research being done on the migratory mourning dove. You can judge for yourself on whether bird numbers are up or down this fall.Prairie State Dove Hunting
Hunting

Prairie State Dove Hunting

There's a lot of research being done on the migratory mourning dove. You can judge for

If you like catching and eating salmon and trout, this is the year to go fishing on the big pond!The Lake Michigan Salmonid Outlook
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The Lake Michigan Salmonid Outlook

If you like catching and eating salmon and trout, this is the year to go fishing on the big

Send Us Your Photos!<br />Mail to: <strong>Illinois Camera Corner</strong>, P.O. Box 741, Marietta, GA 30061. Photos become the property of this magazine and cannot be returned.Camera Corner
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Camera Corner

Send Us Your Photos!
Mail to: Illinois Camera Corner, P.O. Box 741,

Do you like catching really big bluegills? The experts say these public waterways are the hottest in the Prairie State.Illinois' Best Bets for Bluegills
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Illinois' Best Bets for Bluegills

Do you like catching really big bluegills? The experts say these public waterways are the

If you are looking for a good place to go crappie fishing, look no farther than Shabbona Lake in De Kalb County.Shabbona Lake Crappies
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Shabbona Lake Crappies

If you are looking for a good place to go crappie fishing, look no farther than Shabbona Lake

Fishing for largemouth bass starts heating up this month in the northern half of our state. You can get your string stretched on these waters.Northern Illinois Largemouths
Bass

Northern Illinois Largemouths

Fishing for largemouth bass starts heating up this month in the northern half of our state.

What kind of winter we're going to have is anyone's guess, but if we get solid ice, you'll want to be fishing for walleyes, pike, panfish and more on these waters.Illinois' Best Bets for Ice-Fishing
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Illinois' Best Bets for Ice-Fishing

What kind of winter we're going to have is anyone's guess, but if we get solid ice, you'll

Our state's anglers catch more bluegills than any other fish, according to the experts. But here are some waters that may be overlooked when it comes to quality panfishing.Illinois' Best Bets For Bluegills
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Illinois' Best Bets For Bluegills

Our state's anglers catch more bluegills than any other fish, according to the experts. But

Tricia Perea

Every Illinois angler knows that our state's big rivers and impoundments have good crappie fishing, but there are many waters where all you need is a canoe.Canoeing For Prairie State Crappies
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Canoeing For Prairie State Crappies

Every Illinois angler knows that our state's big rivers and impoundments have good crappie

Bryan Dent

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