Matthew Bierman of Nashville shows off a 16-point buck killed with archery equipment on Friday, November 11 in Perry County by Matthew Bierman of Nashville. The deer weighed more than 200 pounds on hoof. It is not scored yet for Pope and Young – the antlers must first dry for 90 days. Bierman is a crew chief and training officer with the Washington County Ambulance Department, and has been bow hunting for over 30 years.
“This is the first big buck I have taken with bow,” Bierman said. “I enjoy hunting and fishing. I teach Illinois Hunters safety and Illinois boating safety aand have been doing that for over 28 years.”