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Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources marks 32th year

IFOR, the Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources, is 32 years old this year. Established as a not-for-profit, IFOR is a unique coalition of individuals and organizations.  IFOR represents all outdoorsmen, all sportsmen, and all recreational users.  They have believed fervently since their inception it is critical that all organizations with an interest in the outdoors band together under one large…

Uncertainty tampers Fur Harvesters Auction

The author with a very unhappy bobcat, which was successfully released. (Photo by Deb Weil)For Illinois trappers, the fur harvest season is basically over – all that’s left is marketing. Several international auctions have been held lately selling both ranch and wild fur. None of them have been anything to write home about. The Kopenhagen Fur ranch mink auction in…