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Illinois hunting and fishing

Kendal Linscheid shot this 11 point buck on November 9 with a Bowtech Tomkat in Whiteside County, Illinois.

Posted on Thu, December 27, 2012

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A 10-pointer allowed to walk

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.


Posted on Tue, February 24, 2009

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Illinois Big Buck Stories

Aaron Jeffords’ 13-pointer

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Pope

Date and Season: Oct. 2, 2007; Bow

Notable: First buck with a bow is a 181 5/8-inch, 13-pointer.


Scott Boyd’s 17-pointer

Illinois Outdoors

County: Brown

Date and Season: Oct. 3, 2007; Bow

Notable: Buck green-scored 195 6/8 inches despite broken brow tine.



Illinois Big Fish Stories

Walter Klenzak’s record northern pike

Illinois hunting and fishing

County: Kankakee

Size: 26 pounds, 15 ounces; 44 inches long, 20.5-inch girth

Date: Nov. 9, 1989

Notable: Klenzak's was the second record pike in 1989.



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