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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. Hunting

Prairie State Dove Hunting

October 04, 2010

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

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. Hunting

Illinois' Biggest Bow Buck EVER!

October 04, 2010

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

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

Illinois' Spring turkey Outlook

Daniel D. Lamoreux - October 04, 2010

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

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! Other Freshwater

Can We Build A Bigger Bluegill?

October 04, 2010

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

Because striped bass are such a difficult fish to figure out, most anglers don't bother fishing for them. That's a big mistake. You can get in on the red-hot action on these nine waters. Other Freshwater

Illinois' Best Bets for Stripers

October 04, 2010

Because striped bass are such a difficult fish to figure out, most anglers don't bother...

Every year we provide you with a rating system on how every county in our state scores when it comes to bowhunting for deer. Here's the update based on last season. Hunting

Illinois' Bowhunting Outlook

October 04, 2010

Every year we provide you with a rating system on how every county in our state scores when it...

Illinois is a lengthy state, with seven distinct climatic zones between the north and south. Fishing tactics can change considerably between Chicago and Cairo. But one thing is certain, there is always a bite going somewhere. Other Freshwater

Illinois' Best Bets For Fishing

October 04, 2010

Illinois is a lengthy state, with seven distinct climatic zones between the north and south....

Our state has come of age as a muskie fishery. You can find out for yourself on these lakes. Other Freshwater

Illinois' Best Bets for Muskies

October 04, 2010

Our state has come of age as a muskie fishery. You can find out for yourself on these lakes.

Trying to figure out what will happen during the upcoming duck hunting season is a lot like trying to predict the weather. As a matter of fact, weather has a lot to do with it. Hunting

Illinois' Duck Hunting Forecast

October 04, 2010

Trying to figure out what will happen during the upcoming duck hunting season is a lot like...

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