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Illinois’ archery deer opener: Some dos and don’ts for early season

If conditions are not right, pushing a bad position on opening day of the Illinois bow season typically ends with a doe stomping her foot at you. (Photo by Jeremiah Haas)

After an 8½-month wait, bow season is almost back! All the food plot preparation, hours of shooting, treestand maintenance and trimming, as well as saving all that vacation time up for a magic week in November, are now coming to fruition. It is finally “go time.”
So, after spending all the time, energy and money, how silly would it be to ruin your best spots early in the season? Unfortunately, that happens all too often.

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