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Victoria Pheasant Habitat Area Hunter Fact Sheet

2014-2015 Season 

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LOCATION: Knox County one mile east of Victoria on Illinois Route 167. 241 Total Acres.

SPECIES

SEASON

HOURS

SPECIAL REGULATIONS

Dove

Sept. 1-5

Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Drawing, Quota, see upland #2

Dove

Sept. 6-30

Statewide

Statewide, see upland #2

Pheasant, Rabbit, & Quail

Statewide PHA Dates

Statewide

Free Permit Required See upland #3

Snipe and Rail

Open - Statewide
Closed - Sept. 30

Statewide

Statewide

Teal

Statewide

Statewide

Statewide, see upland #2


SITE REGULATIONS - GENERAL:

  1. Severe weather and safety conditions can result in closing all or part of the area.
  2. It will be unlawful to possess or consume alcoholic beverages while hunting in the area.
  3. Hunters under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  4. All hunting must be with shotgun or bow and arrow

SITE REGULATIONS - UPLAND AND OTHER:

  1. Dove, Teal, Snipe, and Rail hunting is handled through Snakeden Hollow State Fish and Wildlife Area. A drawing will be held at 11:00 a.m. if more hunters show up than can be accommodated.
  2. Dove hunting is non-toxic shot only: steel size 6 or bismuth 7½, or smaller; teal hunting is non-toxic shot only; steel size 4 or smaller, are equivalent.
  3. Uplandgame hunting is by permit only. A Free Upland Game Hunt Application must be used to apply for these hunts. Application dates will be publicly announced. Applications may be obtained by calling the IDNR Permit Office at 217/782-7305 or on-line at www.dnr.illinois.gov/hunting/uplandgame
  4. Only one upland hunting party, consisting of the permit holder, and no more than five (5) hunting partners will be allowed each day.
  5. Upland game hunters must wear a cap and upper outer garment of solid blaze orange (at least 400 square inches).

For further information please contact: Snakden Hollow, 1936 IL Route 167, Victoria, IL 61485.  PHONE: 309/ 879-2607 FAX: 309/ 879-2628.


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.