With the duck and dark goose migration at a standstill, Fowled Reality met up with some friends in the far reaches of southern Illinois to do some snow goose hunting and specklebelly hunting. Having success on snow geese without an e-caller is challenging, but with the right setup it can be done! The crew put down 12 snow geese and 12 speckebellies over the course of the weekend. Stay tuned to http://www.FOWLEDREALITY.com for the full webisode this Spring.
Springfield trout anglers can look forward to a new fishing spot at Southwind Park next month. In Springfield, trout have been stocked for years at the upper pond in Washington Park and at the Illinois Department of Transportation pond behind the agency headquarters building on Dirksen Parkway. However, no fish will be stocked at the IDOT pond this spring. STORY & COMMENTS
he Obama administration's promise Tuesday to quicken its search for a way to shield the Great Lakes from Asian carp and other invasive species is more a baby step than a giant leap toward a solution that could be in the works for years or even decades. STORY & COMMENTS
From 1962 to 2011, Harn spent 6,800 hours in the woods from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31 each year recording the behavior of 1,379 male white-tailed deer. Nearly all the observations were made from tree stands on two tracts of private timber. STORY & COMMENTS
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is offering a series of opportunities for the public to comment on natural resources issues in preparation for the 2014 Conservation Congress to be held in April. STORY & COMMENTS