Back-home buck: Buck of the Week

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Another reminder comes of what Illinois’ deer hunting means.

John Farmer, formerly of Crete, came back for a couple weeks of deer hunting, and arrowed this nine-point (split G2) during the rut in early November. It rough-scored 152 2/8 inches with a net of 143 6/8.

BOTW, the celebration of good stories and big bucks bagged around Chicago outdoors, appears Wednesdays on the Sun-Times outdoors page when apt.

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