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Illinois deer hunting season begins

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Deer hunting season is underway in the state of Illinois.

This weekend, November 17 to 19, begins the first firearm deer season.

Thousands of hunters will be decked in camo hunting for the perfect prize buck.

2017 Illinois deer hunting season dates:

First Firearm Deer Season - November 17 to November 19

Second Firearm Deer Season - November 30 to December 3

First Muzzleloader Deer Season - November 30 to December 3

Second Muzzleloader Deer Season - December 8 to December 10

First Late-Winter/CWD Deer Season - December 28 to December 31

Archery Deer Season - October 1 to January 14

Second Late Winter CWD Deer Season - January 12 to January 14

For more information, you can check out the Illinois Digest of Hunting and Trapping Regulations here.

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