Seven-day firearm deer season total is 71,675
December 15, 2021
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced that hunters took a preliminary total of 71,675 deer during the seven-day 2021 Illinois firearm deer season that concluded Dec. 5. Hunters harvested a final total of 77,160 deer during the firearm season in 2020.
The preliminary harvest for the second segment of the 2021 firearm season Dec. 2-5 was 21,375, compared with 29,432 during the second season in 2020. The preliminary harvest for the first segment of this year’s firearm season Nov. 19-21 was 50,300 deer.
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