2015 WINGSHOOTING OPPORTUNITIES

Each scheduled wingshooting event is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as well as the organization(s) listed in the sponsors column. For specific information about a scheduled wingshooting event or to register, call the number listed or access the website listed.

For wingshooting events with underlined dates, click on the date of interest to access registration information and forms.

Clinic Date
Clinic Type
Location/Sponsors
Contact Information
March 7, 2015
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt

Pere Marquette State Park
Grafton, IL (Jersey County)
Sponsors: Alwerdts Pheasant Farm - Altamont, IL; Channel-Seedsmanship At Work; Friends of Pere Marquette State Park; Green Roof Kennels, Grafton, IL; IFOR - IL Federation of Outdoor Resources; IL National Shoot-To-Retrieve Field Trial Association; Migratory Waterfowl Hunters, Inc.; National Wild Turkey Federation - Midwest Gobblers Chapter; Olin/Winchester; Todd Parish - Attorney At Law; Pfister Seed Company; Quail Forever - Illinois Pioneer Chapter; Whitworth-Horn-Goetten Insurance Agency

(618) 786-3323
Registration Full

March 21, 2015
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt
Errienna Hunt Club
Morris, IL (Grundy County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - Grundy County Chapter &
Errienna Hunt Club
(815) 955-7830
March 28, 2015
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt
Briar Knoll Hunting & Fishing Club
Amboy, IL (Lee County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - Lee County Chapter &
Briar Knoll Hunting & Fishing Club
(815) 857-2320
Registration Full
March 28, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic & Upland Game Bird Hunt

Twin Oaks Sporting Clays
Mode, IL (Shelby County)
Sponsors: Midwest Clay Targets; National Rifle Association Foundation; National Wild Turkey Federation - Lake Shelbyville Strutters Chapter; Quail Forever - Tri-County Chapter; 3rd Base; Twin Oaks Sporting Clays; Whitetails Unlimited - Taylorville Area Chapter; Windsor Food Center, Windsor, IL

(217) 971-3371
April 4, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic

Jacksonville Sportsman's Club
Jacksonville, IL (Morgan County)

Sponsors: Jacksonville Ducks Unlimited & Jacksonville Sportsman's Club

(217) 883-7318
April 11-12, 2015
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area
Ashland, IL (Cass County)
(217) 452-7741
May 2-3, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Moraine View State Recreation Area
Leroy, IL (McLean County)
Sponsor: McLean County Sportsmen's Club
(309) 724-8032
May 2-3, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
World Shooting and Recreational Complex
Sparta, IL (Randolph County)
Sponsors: Friends of the World Shooting and Recreational Complex & National Wild Turkey Federation - Randolph County Cutters and Strutters Chapter
(618) 295-2700
Extension 1
May 16, 2015
May 17, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic

Des Plaines Conservation Area
Wilmington, IL (Will County)

Sponsors: Dale Athletic Club; Eric Fisher, The Free Press Newspaper; German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Illinois; Illinois State Rifle Association; North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association - Illinois Chapter; Pheasants Forever - Grundy County Chapter; Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association & Sportsmen's Spaniel Club of Calumet

(217) 785-8129


May 30, 2015
May 31, 2015

Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Des Plaines Conservation Area
Wilmington, IL (Will County)
(217) 785-8129
June 5-7, 2015
Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

Northern Illinois University
Lorado Taft Field Campus

Oregon, IL (Ogle County)

http://dnr.state.il.us/
lands/Landmgt/Bow/index.htm
June 6-7, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area
Oakwood, IL (Vermilion County)
Sponsor: Pheasants Forever - Vermilion County Chapter
(217) 497-7333
June 13, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area
Ashland, IL (Cass County)
Sponsors: Whitetails Unlimited - Sangamon Valley Chapter
(217)452-7741
June 13-14, 2015
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Briar Knoll Hunting & Fishing Club
Amboy, IL (Lee County)
(815)857-2320

June 27-28, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
St. Charles Sportsmen's Club
Elburn, IL (Kane County)
(630) 363-6180
Registration Forms Available Early May
Aug. 15-16, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Shabonna Lake State Park
Shabonna, IL (DeKalb County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - DeKalb Co. & LaSalle Co. Chapters;
Shabbona & Sycamore Sportsmen's Clubs
(815) 758-2773
Aug. 22, 2015
Aug. 23, 2015
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Decatur Gun Club
Decatur, IL (Macon County)
(217) 855-1027
Registration Forms Available Early July
Aug. 29, 2015
Aug. 30, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Capel Farm
Fisher, IL (Champaign County)
Sponsors: Friends of the National Rifle Association; Pheasants Forever - Champaign & Piatt County Chapters


(217)935-6860
Registration Forms Available Early July


Sept. 12, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
CrannieMack Bird Hunting
Hillsboro, IL (Montgomery County)
Sponsor: Pheasants Forever - Montgomery
County Chapter
(217) 496-3113
Sept. 12, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Johnson Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
Kewanee, IL (Henry County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - Henry County Chapter & Rock Island County Chapter
(309)848-0080 or
(563) 726-3323
Sept. 12-13, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Stephen A. Forbes State Park
Kinmundy, IL (Marion County)
Sponsor: National Wild Turkey Federation
- Forbes Lake
Limbhangers Chapter
(618) 775-6565
Glivelyg@netscape.net

Sept. 19, 2015
Sept. 20, 2015

Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Des Plaines Conservation Area
Wilmington, IL (Will County)
(217)785-8129
Registration Forms Available Mid-July
Sept. 25-27 2015
Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

Pere Marquette State Park
Grafton, IL (Jersey County)

http://www.dnr.state.il.us/
lands/Landmgt/Bow/index.htm
Sept. 26, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Oak Ridge Sportsman's Club
Mackinaw, IL (Tazewell County)
Sponsor: Pheasants Forever - IL River Valley Chapter
(309)243-1854
Sept. 26-27, 2015
National Hunting & Fishing Day

Silver Springs State Fish & Wildlife Area
Yorkville, IL (Kendall County)

http://www.nhfday.org/
Sept, 27, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Decatur Gun Club
Decatur, IL (Macon County)
Sponsor: Decatur Gun Club
(217)855-1027
Registration Forms Available Early August
Oct. 3-4, 2015
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
World Shooting and Recreational Complex
Sparta, IL (Randolph County)
(618)295-2700
Extension 1

Oct. 17, 2015
Oct. 18, 2015

Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
St. Charles Sportsmen's Club
Elburn, IL (Kane County)
(630)363-6180
Registration Forms Available Mid-August

Oct. 24, 2015
Youth Wingshooting Clinic & Pheasant Hunt
Edward R. Madigan State Fish & Wildlife Area
Lincoln, IL (Logan County)

Sponsor: Pheasants Forever - Logan County Chapter
(618) 267-3846
On-Line Registration Begins
Aug. 3rd
Oct. 25, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic & Pheasant Hunt
Quail Crossing Hunting Preserve
Hillsboro, IL (Montgomery County)

Sponsor: Quail Forever - Little Blue Stem Chapter
(618) 267-3846
Oct. 24-25, 2015
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Ten Mile Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
McLeansboro, IL (Hamilton County)
(618) 643-2862
Oct. 31, 2015
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt
Wild Rural Park Hunting & Fishing Preserve
Waggoner, IL (Macoupin & Montgomery Counties)
Sponsors: Lincoln Land Hunter Safety Instructors; Pheasants Forever - Montogmery & Sangamon County Chapters; Safari Club International - Lincoln Land Chapter; Whitetails Unlimited - Macoupin County Chapter; Wild Rural Park Hunting & Fishing Preserve
(217)498-9799
Registration Forms Available Early September
Nov. 4, 2015
Healing Outside Of A Hospital (HOOAH) Wingshooting Activity

Dewey's Hunting Preserve
Heyworth, IL
(McLean County)
Sponsors: Dewey's Hunting Preserve; HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes; McLean County Sportsmen's Club

Participation Limited To Invited Military Personnel & Disabled Veterans
Nov. 7, 2015
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Youth Pheasant Hunt
World Shooting and Recreational Complex
Sparta, IL (Randolph County)
Sponsor: Friends of the World Shooting and Recreational Complex
(618)295-2700
Extension 1
On-Line Registration Begins
Aug. 3rd


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