Buck of the Week: Illinois representatives

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Gary Bloom (four-point, below) and his buddy Ron DeServi (11-point, top photo) had a representative first firearm deer season in Albion, Ill.


“Seeing lots of small deer on back of most trucks while heading home now,’’ Bloom emailed Sunday, final day of the three-day season.

“Now will start to fish the lakefront and then hard water.’’

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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