Trapping Permit Drawing - Pere Marquette & Mississippi River
IDNR will host a public lottery drawing on Wed., October 31, for the allocation of trapping permits for Copperhead Hollow Wildlife Area, Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area, and Pere Marquette State Park. The drawing will be held at the Mississippi River Area site office, 17836 State Highway 100 North, Grafton, IL. Registration for the drawing will begin on October 31 at 11:00 a.m. and the drawings will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Each area will have one permit available (one trapper and one helper may be listed on the permit). Each person entering the drawing must have a valid 2017 or 2018 Illinois trapping license in their possession, and persons whose names are drawn must be in attendance at the drawing on October 31st. (Reminder that persons who have not had an Illinois trapping license the prior three years must complete the Illinois Trapper Education course). Additional site specific regulations for each of the three sites will be made available and discussed at the time of the lottery drawing. For more information, phone 618-786-3324.
Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area, and Pere Marquette State Park
17836 State Highway 100 North,
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