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Bow and arrow hunters are seeing good results in the fields.  Tim Schweizer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says hot weather slowed them down for a bit but they picked back up as soon as the weather broke.

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Licensed hunters can take their guns out to the field to hunt for deer starting this weekend.  Schweizer adds there are a few things hunters should keep in mind.

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Schweizer says firearm deer hunters should have a great harvest.  This weekend is the first for firearm hunters this season.  The second and final weekend is December 1st through the 4th.   Last year, just under 99-thousand deer were harvested during the two firearm weekends in Illinois.

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