Marshall State Fish & Wildlife Area - Sparland Unit
Hunter Fact Sheet - Waterfowl
2013 - 2014 Season
Location: Marshall County; 1 mile north of Sparland on Route 29; or 1 mile northwest of Route 17 bridge at Lacon.
Description: Total: 1,280 acres, consisting of 1,100 acres water and 180 acres land.
Other Facilities Available: Camping, Picnicking, Hiking, and Fishing available near Headquarters.
Note: LOW WATER conditions due to siltation of the Illinois River backwaters may make access to certain blinds difficult or nearly impossible during segments of the waterfowl season. Please note that airboats are allowed at the Sparland Unit ONLY. Shallow-water drive or "mud motors" are recommended when conditions warrant. Further information on water levels and blind accessibility can be obtained from the site office.
For further information, contact: Marshall State Fish & Wildlife Area, 236 State Route 26, Lacon, IL 61540; Telephone: 309/246-8351.
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies is available to all individuals regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion, or other non-merit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source’s civil rights office and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271; 217/785-0067, TTY 217/782-9175.