Hello from Ohio and welcome. If you don't mind, give us some additional information regarding the type of area you will be hunting and we'll do our best to give you some suggestions regarding deer rifles.
so your talking shot gun in il, mo you can use a rifle right? first off one that fits you. don't be in a hurry and buy the first pretty thing you see. shot gun i'd say the remington 870 but there are other good choices out there.
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