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Jubilee College Hunter Fact Sheet

2013-2014 Season 

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Location: Peoria County, 14 miles West of Peoria, 3 miles northwest of Kickapoo, off US Highway 150, or 8 miles south of Princeville on Princeville - Jubilee Blacktop.

Description: A topography confused by several drainage systems and rolling ridges that culminate in the valley of Jubilee Creek. Its 3,222 acres is comprised of 56% mature timber, 23% brush land, 12% predominantly grassland/old fields and 9% cropland. Hunting is rated only fair for upland species, but good squirrel, deer and turkey populations exist and dove hunting can be briefly brilliant.

Available Game Species:

Species Seasons Times Zone Limits
Turkey (Archery Only) Spring - Statewide Northern Zone Statewide A-B Statewide
Turkey (Archery Only) Fall - Statewide dates Statewide A-B Statewide
Dove Sept. 1- Opening Day and Sept 2-30 on Sat. Sun., Wed., & Holidays Noon - 5:00 PM A (Designated Field) Statewide
Rabbit 1st Sun of Nov through Jan 8 Statewide A Statewide
Squirrel Day after Labor Day - Sept. 30th. Statewide A Statewide
Deer (Firearm) 1st and 2nd Firearm Season and Late Winter Season Statewide A,B,D Statewide
Deer (Firearm - Disable Hunt) 1st and 2nd Firearm Season Statewide C Statewide
Deer (Archery Only)

October 1st through end of season

November 1st through end of season

Statewide

Statewide

A-B & E

C

Statewide

Statewide

Woodcock 1st Sunday of November- Sunday after Thanksgiving Statewide A Statewide
Quail Statewide A Statewide
Pheasant Statewide A Statewide

Special Regulations:

  1. ZONE B has been expanded to the south and east. Several internal restricted areas have been posted in this zone. It shall be unlawful to hunt in these restricted areas.
  2. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO HUNT IN THESE RESTRICTED AREAS.
  3. Hunters must possess a site specific firearm permit valid only for the season listed on the deer permit.
  4. Zones A, B, D - Firearm and Late Winter Deer Seasons the maximum number of hunters that may be in the field at one time will be 50.
  5. Zone C - (Disabled Hunt Area) - There are 12 stations, the maximum number of hunters per station is one hunter and one assistant. Priority will be given to disabled hunters.
  6. Registered hunters are not allowed to leave the park in pursuit of downed game.
  7. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO TRESPASS ONTO PRIVATE PROPERTY.
  8. IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DRIVE DEER OR PARTICIPATE IN A DEER DRIVE at this site.
  9. All firearm deer hunters must check in and out at the manned check station at the Jubilee College State Park maintenance building.
  10. Registered firearm deer hunters and stand-by hunters must attend a mandatory safety meeting prior to the hunt.

Area Regulations:

1. All hunters are required to sign in and sign out at the hunter check station located on Brimfield - Jubliee Road or at the main office before and after each hunt. The hunter check station is manned only during dove and Spring turkey season for the blind drawings and during high demand.

2. SHOTGUN ONLY to be used for taking of game with the exception of deer and turkey.

3. NON-TOXIC SHOT ONLY may be possessed for the taking of dove.

4. Tree stands:

Archery Season = Portable tree stand only, which are to be removed at the end of the days hunt. It is unlawful to construct stands using nails, screws or wire or any device that pierces the bark of the tree.

Firearm Season = Only one tree stand is allowed per deer permit holder; these tree stands must comply with restrictions listed in 17 ILL Adm Code 510.10(C)(3) and must be portable; tree stands may be erected the day before the first season and must be removed by the day after the end of the second season; any tree stand left unattended overnight must be legibly marked with the owners name, address and telephone number.

5. BLAZE ORANGE CAP AND OUTER GARMENT TO BE WORN (firearm deer season, rabbit, pheasant, and quail season only). Total of 400 sq. inches required.

6. It shall be UNLAWFUL to consume or possess alcoholic beverages, including beer and wine, while hunting on the area.

7. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL:

  • TO HUNT OUTSIDE THE DESIGNATED AREA.
  • TO TAKE WEAPONS OUTSIDE OF THE HUNT AREA IN SEARCH OF WOUNDED GAME.
  • FOR ANY PERSON TO PARK EXCEPT AT A DESIGNATED PARKING AREA.
  • FOR UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES TO ENTER UPON ANY TRAIL OR BE IN ANY OFF ROAD AREA
  • TO FIELD DRESS ANY DEER OR DEPOSIT ANY PART(S) OF A DEER WITHIN 100 FEET OF ANY TRIAL OR DEVELOPED AREA ON THE SITE.

8. Hunters must attempt to retrieve all arrows and shotgun shells prior to leaving the site.

For further information contact: Jubilee College State Park, 13921 West Route 150, Brimfield, IL 61517. Phone (309)446-3758.


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, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702; (217)785-0067; TTY (217)782-9175.