30-Point Illinois Non-Typical Whitetail is a Doe

Lomas, a resident of West Salem, Ill., was hunting along the Little Wabash River when he bagged what he believed was a trophy buck — a 30 pointer.

When he dropped the carcass off at a local meat processing plant in Albion, he made a surprising discovery — it was a doe, not a buck. According to a local wildlife biologist, antlers on does are quite uncommon — perhaps one in 4,500 will have a rack. Finding one that is a 30 pointer is even more unusual.

Lomas says he has been offered thousands of dollars for the atypical mount from outdoor outfitters like Bass Pro and Cabela’s. He hasn’t made up his mind yet on what to do with the strange doe.

Read full story via: Evansville Courier & Press

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