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HUNTING AREAS & SEASON DATES

Hunter Retrieving a Pheasant from his dog

 

Image depicts - Jim Capel, White Heath, IL with his English Setter, Sir Mortimer of the Sangamon or "Mort", retrieving a ring-necked pheasant to hand. Photo © 2012, IDNR Office of Land Management.

HUNTING AREAS & SEASON DATES

  • NOTE: Des Plaines, Eldon Hazlet, Green River, Iroquois County, Jim Edgar Panther Creek, Johnson Sauk Trail, Moraine View, Sand Ridge and Wayne Fitzgerrell will be open for the Illinois Youth Pheasant hunt ONLY on Nov. 9th.

DES PLAINES (WILL COUNTY)

Between Des Plaines and Kankakee Rivers. W. Side I-55 - Exit Joliet Arsenal Rd.


Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM

Season Dates: Oct. 30, - Dec. 29, 2013
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 22-24 & Christmas Day

ELDON HAZLET (i.e., CARLYLE LAKE) (CLINTON COUNTY)

5 Mi. N. of Carlyle on Rt. 127, then 2 Mi. E. on blacktop Rd.


Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 6, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day

GREEN RIVER (LEE COUNTY)

4.5 Mi. N. of Ohio, IL on Rt. 26, then 3 Mi. W. on Maytown Rd.


Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM


Season Dates: Nov. 1, 2, 3, 8, 10, 15, 16, 17, 29, 30
Dec. 1, 13, 14, 15, 2013

IROQUOIS COUNTY (IROQUOIS COUNTY)

1 Mi. S of St. Anne on Rt. 1, then 7 Mi. E. on gravel rd.


Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM

Season Dates. Oct. 30, - Dec. 29, 2013
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 22-24 & Christmas Day

JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK
(CASS COUNTY)

2 Mi. W. of Ashland on Rt. 125, then N. on Newmansville Rd. to County Hwy. 11, then W. 1.5 Mi.


Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 15, 2014
Closed:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 22-24, Dec. 5-8 & Christmas Day

JOHNSON SAUK TRAIL (HENRY COUNTY)

5 Mi. N. of Kewanee on Rt. 78 or 5 Mi. S. of Interstate 80 Exit 33 on Rt. 78


Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 8, 2014
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays
& Christmas Day

KANKAKEE RIVER (KANKAKEE COUNTY)

Approximately 7 Mi. W. of Bradley-Bourbonnais on Rt. 102 or 10 Mi. E. of Wilmington on Rt. 102


Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 8, 2014
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day

MORAINE VIEW (MCLEAN COUNTY)

12 Mi. East of Bloomington on Rt. 9 to LeRoy- Lexington blacktop, then S. 4.5 Mi.


Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM


Season Dates: Oct. 30 - Dec. 29, 2013
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day

SAND RIDGE (MASON COUNTY)

From Rt. 136, proceed 4.5 Mi. to Forest City, then 2 Mi. W. - Follow signs


Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM


Season Dates: Nov. 2, 2013 - Jan. 15, 2014
Closed:
Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day

WAYNE FITZGERRELL (i.e., REND LAKE)
(JEFFERSON & FRANKLIN COUNTIES)

1.5 Mi. W. of Interstate 57 on Rt. 154

Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM


Season Dates: Nov. 6, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day

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