|Illinois Department of Natural Resources|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Illinois Non-Resident Archery Deer Permits Available Until June 30
SPRINGFIELD, IL—Non-resident hunters can apply through June 30 for Illinois Non-Resident Archery Combination Deer Permits for the 2010-11 deer season.
There are 25,000 permits available through the Illinois permit lottery system and non-resident hunters can apply for one archery combination permit (one either-sex and one antlerless) for the upcoming archery season. Season dates are October 1, 2010 through January 16, 2011 (except closed in firearm counties November 19-21 and December 2-5).
Hunters can apply for the combination archery deer permits through DNR Direct Online License Sales by clicking on the link on the IDNR home page at www.dnr.state.il.us or by phone at 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648). The cost for the archery combination permit for non-resident hunters is $411.
Antlerless-only archery deer permits for non-residents will be available over the counter at IDNR license and permit agent locations, through DNR Direct Online Sales, or by phone for $25.50 each throughout the upcoming archery season.
For more information on deer hunting in Illinois, go to the website at this link: http://www.dnr.state.il.us/admin/deer.htm