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Jackson county teen bags a white tail deer that scores 21 points and 190-inches long

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MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (WSIL) -- Persistent.

That's one way to describe a Murphysboro teen who took down a buck that would most make hunters green with envy.

Gage Boucher, a 14-year-old hunter tells News 3 how on Tuesday he bagged a white tail deer that is nearly 21-points and around 190-inches. Which is a big olé' buck! What also makes this buck so impressive is that hunters have been after it for years.

"No, I never knew this deer existed, and as soon as I watched it fall down. I instantly called my dad and told him just shot a monster deer. Like something you see on TV," said Boucher.

The deer is now at a taxidermist and Gage said he should get it back sometime, next year.

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Denise Turner

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