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Deer Hunters See Good Start

Bow and arrow hunters are seeing good results in the fields.  Tim Schweizer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says hot weather slowed them down for a bit but they picked back up as soon as the weather broke.

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Licensed hunters can take their guns out to the field to hunt for deer starting this weekend.  Tim Schweizer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says there are a few things hunters should keep in mind.

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Schweizer says firearm deer hunters should have a great harvest.  This weekend is the first for firearm hunters this season.  The second and final weekend is December 1st through the 4th.   Last year, just under 99-thousand deer were harvested during the two firearm weekends in Illinois.

 

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