Illinois buck confirmed as new world record non-typical whitetail

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An Illinois hunter finds himself in the record books.

Pope and Young Club has confirmed Luke Brewster’s 22-point non-typical whitetail buck is a world record.

Brewster shot the deer during the 2018 archery season.

Its antlers measured 327 and seven-eighth inches.

Brewster’s buck beat out the previous record held by Michael Beatty in 2000 by over 33 inches.

(This story was originally published on March 12, 2019)

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