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Deer Harvest Down from Last Year
Hunters in Illinois harvested slightly fewer deer this year than last year. According to state officials, 782 fewer deer were taken.
In the coming months, deer biologists will be reviewing all available data to make any needed changed in the hunting program to preserve the deer herd for future generations.
Of the deer harvested this year, 51 percent were males, while 49 percent were females.