The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season

The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
his massive 6X6 grossed 176-inches. Note the hunter's ghillie suit.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
A whopping buck killed near Belville. Does this rack have character, or what?Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Where does she go from here? This tremendous bow-killed buck was her first deer!Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
An Adams County monster!Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
This buck--previously featured in BuckTracker--scored close to 200-inches, typical, dangerously close to Mel Johnson's P&Y; world record.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Great buck and an even greater story (also on BuckTracker). This hunter missed this buck on a morning hunt, went to a different stand in the afternoon...and made it happen!Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
This gorgeous bowkill came from Adams County.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Another central Illinois giant!Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Dave Emken shot this jaw-dropper on a farm he purchased last winter. Some investments are better than others.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
The buzz on this buck is that it came from Pike County. No one is sure if that's Illinois or Missouri. But who cares? What a giant!Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Shannon Ford shot this behemoth in Marion County.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
This gorgeous whitetail was tagged by bowhunter Tommy Grover.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Dave Gorisek shot this trophy buck in La Salle County.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Not sure what's more impressive; this buck's gross non-typical score (243 inches), or the fact that its 8-point frame scores over 200 inches on its own. Shot by gun hunter Marty Sharp in Knox County.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Here's the first of a pair of bucks shot by a husband/wife tandem hunting in Marion County. This bowkilled buck sported 21 points!Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
The nicer-looking of the hunters took her 13-point trophy with a shotgun in a stand only 80 yards from her husband.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Bryce Frieden, a senior at Pittsfield High School, shot this 16-point, 209-5/8" monster with a bow one day after school.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
This 9-point was shot near Pontiac.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
A fine gun kill from Jasper County.Field & Stream Online Editors
The Monster Bucks of Illinois' 2007 Hunting Season
Like non-typicals? Check out this 21-point buck shot near Coffeen.Field & Stream Online Editors