My family watched many nature documentaries together and the more I learned about nature, the more I wanted to know.
March 22, 2023
A look at upcoming outdoor-related events coming up from across Illinois published in the March 24, 2023 edition of Illinois Outdoor News.
The cougar captured in Springfield last fall following a voyage from Nebraska has a new name at his new home: “Capone.”
The mob-inspired name was chosen from six nominations in an online vote sponsored by the Exotic Feline Rescue Center of Center Point, Indiana, where the cougar was taken after being captured in the Illinois state capital.
I think turkey calls are a lot like guitars. A good guitar player can coax a sweet sound out of any decent guitar. And a good turkey caller knows how to run a call.
But there’s a veil of mystery to calling in gobblers that has never lifted. One morning the woods are ringing with gobbles. Still no guarantee we’ll get one to come in. Even lots of answers. Anticipation. The woods are dripping with dew and expectation. Of course the next morning, right back there, first light. Yet when there, the woods are quite as a mouse.