Illinois Bow Hunting Trip Success

I just returned from my first Illinois bow hunting trip, and was lucky enough to take my first big buck deer hunting with a bow. Illinois Bow Hunting We arrived in southern Illinois on Saturday November 1,2008 during the afternoon. And were greeted by very warm temperatures. We immediately unpacked and headed for the woods. We were all excited to be in Illinois bow hunting. My three buddies and I did some scouting and hunted that afternoon. My buddy Brad shot a big doe that evening and we saw a few deer. We took the deer to the local deer cooler that night and there were several big bucks hanging in the cooler. We were pumped. We hunted very hard all week and saw a lot of does and several small bucks chasing does. But the temperatures remained very warm during the day and in the upper forties in the mornings. We … Continue reading