Bowhunter David Dauphin shot this video of a 10-point buck on Nov. 9, 2008 near Savanna. “I had just grunted at a buck I had seen and seconds later this 10-pointer came running and stopped 8 feet from the base of my stand,” Dauphin said. “I let him go hoping that next year he would be that big guy I am looking for,” Dauphin said. The buck was seen by two other hunters the next morning and evening.
If your goal is to catch the next world record largemouth bass, Illinois waters will be full of disappointment.The Illinois state record largemouth bass is nine pounds and change shy of the world record 22-pound, 4-ounce lunker George Perry caught in Georgia in 1932. That record has been tied but never broken. STORY & COMMENTS