ILLINOIS HUNTERS TOOK MORE THAN 47 THOUSAND DEER DURING THE FIRST WEEKEND OF FIREARM DEER SEASON.  AFTER A WEEKEND OF PRETTY NICE WEATHER, STATE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SPOKESPERSON RACHEL TORBERT SAYS HUNTERS HARVESTED 47 THOUSAND 147 DEER.

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THAT SEASON RUNS DECEMBER THIRD THROUGH THE SIXTH. THERE ARE OTHER DEER HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES IN ILLINOIS AS WELL. THE ARCHERY SEASON LASTS UNTIL JANUARY 17TH, AND MUZZLELOADER-ONLY HUNTING WILL BE HELD DECEMBER 11TH, 12TH AND 13TH.

 

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