As I reached the top of the hill, my dad, Jerry, stepped out of his deer blind and motioned toward the east end of the field. A couple of does had stepped into a clearing and were headed toward the pond on the property. He had hoped they might change...
QUINCY -- Clinton Baxter never understood why his uncle said there were rules to follow when they went duck hunting, but he followed them anyway. And he still follows them today. Baxter's uncle, Bruce Johnson, hunted along the Mississippi River...
MEYER, Ill. -- Two duck calls hang from the thin rawhide strap Jason Trowers loops around his neck each time he goes hunting. One has the look of an antique. It's small, wooden and unlike anything you might find on the shelf of an outdoor retailer.
The Louisiana Lions Club will be focusing on ducks this weekend. The club's popular fundraiser -- the Original Great Mississippi River Duck Hunt -- will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of Louisiana Country Colorfest.
The Access Illinois Outdoors program, operated through Two Rivers RC&D will again be looking to supplement the supplies of local food pantries this deer hunting season with its Access Food project, which covers processing costs for hunters donating deer.
Harpole's Heartland Lodge and Resort has announced the construction of four new luxury cabins with plans to bring more tourists into the region on a year-round basis.
ATLAS, Ill. -- Bryce Jeffcoat felt his arsenal lacked something. "I went through everything I packed for my first hunting trip of the fall and I had everything there -- camo clothes, camo boots, hunting knife, flashlight, etc.," he said.
The buddy system is the simplest rule to follow for kayakers, and the second-simplest is to wear a life jacket. Mark Frankenbach, an experienced kayaker from Palmyra, Mo., believes that following those two rules puts a kayaker in a much better spot.