The Department of Conservation reports that 21,437 turkeys were taken during the first week of the season.
By a vote of 1,485 to 1,279, voters on Tuesday ended a long controversy by repealing an ordinance that allowed deer hunting.
Sgt. Jamie Maul of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says this is needed.
17 deer were killed this past season and Chief Glen Eidman says there have not been any incidents in which someone was hurt.
The agency’s safety tips include always being aware of surroundings and knowing what is beyond the target.
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Gov. Nixon took to the outdoors, Saturday, in Pike County.
The debate is whether to allow controlled deer hunts inside the city limits.
House Republican Don Ruzicka wants to make it harder for voters to change the state’s hunting, fishing and forestry laws.
Police says Edward Schoonover and his brother finished hunting and were returning from the woods when the accident happened.