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Illinois hunters, trappers tag most bobcats ever this past season
Mar 21, 2023 06:43 ET

Illinois hunters and trappers had their best bobcat season ever. According to DNR Furbearer Biologist Stan McTaggart, preliminary tallies show that a total of 383 bobcat permits were filled for the 2022-23 season, which ran Nov. 10 through Feb. 15. It is the highest number ever tagged since bobcat hunting and trapping was reintroduced in 2016. It also signaled a bounce-back of sorts.

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