Illinois deer hunters started the autumn’s firearm season with a bang, napping virtually 59,000 deer in a single weekend.
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The state’s deer wanting season this yr is working in two items: Nov. 16-18 and Nov. 29-Dec. 2.
Inside the first, hunters pulled in 58,836 deer, which according to the Illinois Division of Pure Property represented a 14 p.c improve over the first weekend of the season closing yr, which totaled 51,450.
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Illinois deer hunters shall be given one different various to nab a buck throughout the weekend of Dec. 7-9, when muzzleloader-only season opens.
Archery season will proceed by means of January 20, 2019.