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Illinois hunting and fishing

Jodi Van Iten shot her first buck, an 8-pointer with a broken brow tine, during the second firearm season on Dec. 3.

Posted on Sat, January 01, 2011

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Fowled Reality - Shooting Snow geese and Specklebellies in Southern Illinois

With the duck and dark goose migration at a standstill, Fowled Reality met up with some friends in the far reaches of southern Illinois to do some snow goose hunting and specklebelly hunting. Having success on snow geese without an e-caller is challenging, but with the right setup it can be done! The crew put down 12 snow geese and 12 speckebellies over the course of the weekend. Stay tuned to for the full webisode this Spring.
Posted on Fri, January 20, 2012

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Mitch Dohman’s 10-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Livingston

Date and Season: Oct. 19, 2008; Bow

Notable: Slow night ends with drop-tine buck.


Bryce Frieden’s 18-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Pike

Date and Season: Nov. 5, 2007; Bow

Notable: Passing up 50-yard shot leads to 15-yard shot.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Mark Jacobson’s 50.4 pound flathead catfish

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Clinton

Size: 50.4 pounds

Date: May 11, 2012

Notable: Took an hour to land



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