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Weldon Springs - Piatt County Unit Hunter Fact Sheet

2014-2015 Season 

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NAME: Weldon Springs State Park - Piatt County Unit (Satellite of Weldon Springs State Park)

LOCATION: Weldon Springs - Piatt County Unit is located 2.5 miles southwest of Monticello on Allerton Road.

DESCRIPTION OF AREA:

TOTAL ACRES: 790 HUNTABLE ACRES: 770 PASTURE ACRES: 86
TIMBERED ACRES: 564 GRASSLAND ACRES: 140  

SEASONS, HOURS, LIMITS:

SPECIES SEASON HOURS SPECIAL RULES/PERMITS
Squirrel August and September only Statewide

See Below

Deer (archery)

Statewide

Statewide See Below
Deer (firearm) Statewide Statewide See Below
Turkey (Spring Only) Statewide Statewide See Below
Rabbit Statewide Statewide None
Pheasant Statewide Statewide None
Quail Statewide Statewide None

Online, Free Site Hunting Permit:

Statewide regulations shall apply at sites where windshield permits are issued, except that hunters must obtain a free site permit online from the Department web site. This permit must be displayed under the vehicle windshield, face up, with the permit number visible and pocket portion in possession while hunting at the site. Hunters must report their annual harvest online (even if the hunter did not hunt) by February 15 or two weeks after the season closes for those seasons ending after February 1. Hunters shall forfeit their hunting privileges at the site for the following year if they fail to report by the above deadline.

 

SITE REGULATIONS:

  1. Spring Turkey and Firearm Deer permits must be applied for through the DNR permit office.
  2. Archery Deer hunting is open to anyone with the appropriate State deer archery license. You MUST harvest an antlerless deer prior to harvesting an antlered deer.
  3. Tree stands must have the hunters name, address and phone number clearly attached and clearly visible on the stand. All stands must be removed daily.
  4. No nails, screws or other implements that pierces the tree bark.
  5. Squirrel hunting is by shotgun only.
  6. No fall archery turkey hunting allowed.

**** IN ALL CASES, ask Site personnel about current regulations, special rules and site conditions.

For Additional Information, Contact: Weldon Springs State Park, 4734 Weldon Springs Rd, Clinton, IL 61727. Phone 217-935-2644. ; E-Mail. For general information about hunting regulations and applications please click here.


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.