Little Rock Creek State Habitat Area Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
Location: Carroll County, 1 mile south of the town of Chadwick on School Rd.
Total Acres 150, Huntable acres approx. 148 acres
This area is located in the upper reaches of the Little Rock Creek watershed and situated in amongst some of the most productive cropland in Carroll County. Topography is rolling to gently rolling, approximately, between 40 and 60 acres of cropland are farmed for corn, soybeans and tame hay annually. The balance of the acreage is devoted to various elements of wildlife habitat including 33 acres of native grasses & forbs, 6 acres of grasses and legumes, 6 acres of hardwood tree & shrub plantings and 4.2 acres of wildlife food plots. Two small streams meander thru the site and are flanked by various kinds of woody vegetation. One small wetland has been constructed in the southwest corner of the site and there’s one existing hardwood timber on the south end of the site that is approximately 22 acres in size. This farm was purchased and is managed cooperatively between the Carroll County chapter of Pheasants Forever, the Carroll County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Il. Dept of Natural Resources
Available Game Species:
|Species||Dates (inclusive) and Zones||Hours||Daily Limit||Special Regulations|
|Rabbit, Cock Pheasant, Quail, Hungarian Partridge||Statewide Pheasant Habitat Areas Dates||Statewide||Statewide||Permit Hunting Only See Reg. 1 below|
|Deer ( Archery)||Statewide, except season will close day before north zone upland season opens and reopen at the close of the upland season||Statewide||Statewide||See Reg. 2 below|
|Raccoon, Opossum, Skunk, Weasel, Mink, Muskrat||Statewide||Statewide||Statewide||
Site Permit Required
All regulations found in the Illinois Wildlife Code, Federal regulations and Administrative Orders will apply unless area regulations are more restrictive
All hunting must be done with a shotgun or bow and arrow.
Hunters pursuing rabbit, cock pheasant, quail and hungarian partridge must wear a cap and upper garment of solid blaze orange of at least 400 square inches.
Upland hunters must complete and return and harvest survey report to the Dept. of Natural Resources by February 15th. Failure to submit the report will result in the loss of hunting privileges on pheasant habitat areas next year.
For additional information contact the site superintendent at Morrison-Rockwood State Park, 18750 Lake Rd., Morrison, IL 61270, phone 815/772-4708.
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the IDNR and those funded by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is available to all individuals regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion or other non-merit factors. If you believe you’ve been discriminated against, contact the funding source’s civil rights office and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, ILDNR One Natural Resources Way , Springfield, IL 62702-1271: 217-785-0067