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Kyle Essex of Bartonville shared this photo of a buck he harvested in Nov. 2009 in Fulton County. It was a nice symmetrical 12 point, but Kyle was more impressed with the body. “He was a bruiser! I shot him at 25 yards around 11:30, just after he finished checking a scrape.”
Despite warm weather youngsters shot 1,040 deer during last weekend's Illinois youth firearm deer hunt. Of those, 51 percent were bucks and the top five counties for harvest were Pike (55), Jefferson (41), Randolph (40), Adams (33), and Fayette (33). STORY & COMMENTS