Sunday, December 10th, 2023

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Sunday, December 10th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

February 13, 2017

Are feral hogs making a comeback? Ask hunters

By Tim BuntonContributing Writer Pittsfield, Ill. — Deer hunters may be the ones to solve a mystery that has DNR and farmers in the region on edge: have wild hogs re-grouped in west-central Illinois? Annual DNR post-season surveys sent to hunters statewide typically includes a question like, “Did you see any feral swine during the

Late-season crossbow kill a 30-point monster [photo]

Jeff Murray Contributing Writer Baldwinsville, N.Y. — Bob Ortolani waited until almost the last minute and put up with miserable conditions, including a crossbow that froze to his treestand. But the veteran deer hunter endured, and ended up shooting a buck that was far bigger than any other deer he’s ever tagged. Ortolani, who lives

Another player: grass carp now a Lake Michigan threat

By Anthony CandiaContributing Writer Chicago —  Now here comes the lesser-feared of the invasive Asian carp – a fish that actually should be more feared, or at least just as feared. According to a report released in late January, invasive grass carp have reached Lake Michigan and two other of the Great Lakes. Like other

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