Firearm, Muzzleloader & CWD Deer Hunting
2012 - 2013 Season
Ogle county, 3 miles south of Oregon IL. on IL. State Hwy. Route 2
DESCRIPTION: Huntable acres: approx. 1,620. The site is composed mainly of upland forest with wooded ridges and deep ravines interspersed with hill prairie and old fields. Hiking trails are available for hunter access.
|Season Dates:||(Firearm) 1st Season Nov 16, 17, 18
2nd Season: Dec 1, 2, 3, & 4
|Muzzleloader Dec 7, 8, & 9||Late Winter Deer Season
Dec 27, 28, 29, 30, 2012;
Jan 18 -20, 2012
All regulations found in the Illinois Wildlife Code, Federal Regulations, and Administrative Orders will apply unless area regulations are more restrictive.
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL:
A. To construct or to use any tree stand, screw-in steps, spikes, cleats, ladder, climbing aids, etc. using nails, screws, wire or any device which pierces or cuts the bark of the tree. Tree stands must be portable and may be left unattended from Sept. 15th through Jan. 31st. Stands left must be marked with the hunter’s name, address, and phone number. Only one stand per permit holder is allowed.
B. To consume any alcoholic beverage, including beer and wine, while on the area for the purpose of hunting.
C. To hunt in any area not designated as open to hunting.
D. For any person to park except at a designated parking area.
E. For unauthorized vehicles to enter upon any trail or be in any “off road” area.
F. Hunters must have permission from neighboring land owners before entering onto private property.
G. Hunters must have permission from Park staff prior to entering any restricted / no hunting area on the Park.
H. To place or use any bait, attractant, lure, etc. that may be licked, ingested, etc.; or, use any item that generates heat.
I. It is unlawful to drive deer or participate in a deer drive on this area during any hunting season.
For more information please contact:
Castle Rock S.P., 1365 W. Castle Road, Oregon, IL. 61061 (815)732-7329.
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, 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, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, Il 62702-1271: 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175