District officials plan to bring more elk from Texas this fall. But county commissioner said he doesn't believe the district should bring in the animals until officials can definitively explain why half the herd died.
And there's "a good possibility that we will see more cougar sightings going forward.''
Put away the bobbers and use your electronics to locate the big bluegills of late summer
An endangered species in Illinois, the effort's goal is to restore the osprey as a nesting species in the state.
The study would lift the 15-year-old rule that makes it illegal to feed deer. Some say it could help the animals better fight off illnesses while others argue it could spread disease.
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Locate these fish via reliable fishing electronics, then work a variety of presentations to catch aggressive, neutral, or even negative crappies.
YouTube angling video producers like Nick Calcara’s 618 Fishing have inspired the author’s family to tackle the “Big Bait Challenge.
Researchers have found that ticks that were once isolated to southern Illinois are now being found in the northern part of the state and vice versa.
How Illinois will use the funds, made up of non-taxpayer dollars from Outer Continental Shelf lease revenues, is unclear. There will be limitations because the funds come through federal matching grants that leverage public and private investment.
Two public meetings to address possible changes.
Lose enough big bass, walleyes, or pike, and eventually everyone figures out how to coax their catch into a net.
The news is surprising, given recent efforts and planning by Stephenson to keep DNR’s Division of Fisheries steaming along amidst budget and staffing shortages.
More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
Tie on a float and hook and some live bait and enjoy the world around you.
To put more fish in the boat this spring, use electronics and switch tactics until you identify a hot technique
State willing to team with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay for the project but wants changes to a $275 million draft plan the federal agency released last year.
The DNR has been opposed to supplemental feeding but appears to be neutral on a proposed University of Illinois deer study.
Federal grand jury indicts five Illinois men on charges of illegal waterfowl hunting in Fulton County
The five-count indictment includes charges of conspiracy and violating the Lacey Act, both felonies, which, if convicted, are punishable by up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000.
A resident of McLeansboro, Folden is a 15-year veteran of DNR.
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