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.