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Joining the Illinois Exodus
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Contributors to this thread:
Zim 22-Feb-19
Bou'bound 02-Mar-19
Zim 02-Mar-19
INbowdude 03-Mar-19
Zim 16-Mar-19
JTV 18-Mar-19
Zim 19-Mar-19
JTV 20-Mar-19
From: Zim
22-Feb-19

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Well it's official. After living in Illinois for the last 12 years, I am moving back to Indiana. Our new IN house was on the market a total of 52 hours. Listed at 8 AM 1/28, viewed noon 1/29, made offer 8 AM 1/30, accepted at noon. Rural location outside of LaPorte. Great location for my job travels: 1/3rd on road, 2/3rds from home. Cash deal, no mortgage. So sort of our semi-retirement home. Closing March 8th. It would actually have been better for my job to stay here in the western suburbs, as my work area includes the entire states of Wisconsin & Illinois. But it was time for us to buy a home, and no way in hell I was going to "invest" in either of these two corrupt politician run, state employee bloated states, when my company allowed me the option to relocate. I must say there was only ONE solitary reason for us to make this move............taxes. It was that big of a difference.

Can't leave soon enough. I will leave it to Michael Madigan & JB Pritzger to sort out the campaign paybacks and junk bond status sinking ship that is Illinois. Soon the only residents left will be state employees, their union reps & politicians. And my money won't be financing them.

New home is just minutes North of Kingsbury WMA, so I expect I'll spend a lot of time scouting there this spring. Bringing an Illinois LL along, so I'll be eligible to apply & hunt statewide in both states at resident prices. Too bad the crossguns are cutting down the already regressing deer quality that once was Illinois public. Politicians taking coin from special interest groups took over the deer management there with the same results as the state budget.

Just hoping we close before MM & JB invent some new exit tax to get us on the way out.

From: Bou'bound
02-Mar-19
Good plan

From: Zim
02-Mar-19
Just 5 more days............

From: INbowdude
03-Mar-19
Welcome back home from one Hoosier to another.

From: Zim
16-Mar-19

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J.B. won’t be able to tax these guys either.
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J.B. won’t be able to tax these guys either.
Put the wife to work.

From: JTV
18-Mar-19
Kingsbury aint what it used to be either ... from totals at well over 200 a year, they now barely break 100 .... many F&W areas are that way now, a shadow of what they were .... there is a HUGE influx of damn crossbow shooters on 'em now ... the good old days of peace and quite in early season is gone ... to many Elmer Fudds in it now trying to sneak up on that 'Elusive Indiana Whitetail' .. (mucho sarcasm intended) ..

From: Zim
19-Mar-19
Ya I suspected that. That’s really a shame. Sure didn’t need crossguns turning Indiana into another Michigan. It seems Illinois shares the same fate. On a possible good note though, met a farmer here in LaPorte and have already secured private land permission on 80 acres of slammer looking property. He seen a flock of turkey on there yesterday totaling more than 80.

From: JTV
20-Mar-19
Ive got 20 portable stands collecting dust in my attic since I no longer use 'em on state land.... hint hint ... ;0)

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