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Change allows unfilled IL youth firearm deer permits in regular deer season

Youth who purchase a permit for the three-day Youth Firearm Deer Season during Columbus Day weekend and are unsuccessful at taking a deer during that hunt will now be able to hunt with that permit during the first part of regular Firearm Deer Season. Youth who purchase a permit for the three-day Youth Firearm Deer Season during Columbus Day weekend and are unsuccessful at taking a deer during that hunt will now be able to hunt with that permit during the first part of regular Firearm Deer Season.
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A rule change by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will allow unfilled permits from youth firearm deer season to be filled during regular deer season, expanding youth access to hunting.

Under the rule change, youth who purchase a permit for the three-day Youth Firearm Deer Season during Columbus Day weekend and are unsuccessful at taking a deer during that hunt will now be able to hunt with that permit during the first part of regular Firearm Deer Season. 

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