Finally something positive in 2020. A three year pursuit has come to an end with the harvest of this 230 7/8″, 20 point absolute World Class Giant. A true blessing and once in a lifetime deer. We are celebrating our 20th year anniversary of operating here at Illinois Connection and what more could you ask for. This 8 1/2 year
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Most people think that all the deer in Illinois have died due to disease….we’ve had, and continue to have, excellent seasons and anticipate all the subsequent years to be of equal quality or even better. Those that missed this season, missed a good one. We have a lot of mature deer that we are looking forward to seeing what they
All is fair in love and war as the old saying goes. We are referring to the woes of free range Whitetails. Unfortunately when dealing with free range whitetails we are going to have a few that travel outside of boundaries within our control…and when that happens it is fair game….Hence, the Laws of Mother Nature. We just want to
Pictures don’t lie…and… if you look at all the trail camera photos we have up on our website from this summer, one thing is certain. We have many big bucks running around on our properties. “Over the past couple years, there have been many rumors floating around that EHD has taken its toll on Illinois, but we are seeing many