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Illinois hunting: Drought of 2012 and north zone waterfowl hunting

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Click here for Sunday's column taking a look at how the Drought of 2012 may impact the opening on Saturday of the north zone waterfowl seasons in Illinois.

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These mallards were on the Des Plaines River last week and allowed me to get a good shot of them. With the camera.

I didn't think about the impact that level-maintained retention ponds might have.

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I say this knowing it'll never happen but I'd love to see a season open for Double Crested Cormorants...or at least a ban on them roosting at Lake Renwick.

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