Sunday, June 4th, 2023
Sunday, June 4th, 2023

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March 4, 2023

Is nocturnal feeding to blame for duck slump during the Illinois season?

Horseshoe Lake in Illinois held large numbers of ducks, but hunters still had little success. For years, hunters have floated a theory that ducks are becoming nocturnal feeders as a way to escape hunting pressure.
Joey Thurston, DNR site superintendent at Horseshoe Lake and Union County Refuge, stopped short of a full-throated endorsement of that theory, but did offer anecdotal evidence.

Spring scout for whitetails and reap the benefits in the fall

It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about does or bucks, the majority of the deer I put a bow tag on stem in some way from scouting. Ahead of spring green-up, the forest floor is an open book giving away a whitetail’s secrets. Trails and rut sign from the prior fall jump off the page. Here are a few of the things I focus on when in the woods this time of year.

Here are some winning tournament strategies for the weekend bass angler

You can go anywhere on the internet and get tips from pro anglers about fishing and tournament strategies for multiple-day events.
But what about the weekend guy who works all week and then shows up at the local one-day derby?

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