Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO

News from the Illinois Valley

Numbers up for opening weekend of firearm deer season

Posted by wlpo on November 25, 2015

The opening weekend of firearm deer season in the Illinois Valley proved to be a better one for hunters this year than last.

Hunters in Bureau County shot down 714 deer last weekend, nearly 40 more than a year ago. In La Salle County, 547 deer were shot down, seven more than last year’s opening weekend. Hunters in Putnam County gunned down 252 deer last weekend, a dozen more than last year.

Over 57,000 deer were gunned down statewide last weekend, about 6,000 more than a year ago.

Advertisements

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

 
%d bloggers like this: