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Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area

2018-2019 Season

MAP    Additional Regulations                         
LOCATION: Two miles west of State Route 37 on Highway 154

DESCRIPTION: Total Acres: 3,302     Huntable Acres: 1,500     Acres of Timber: 500
                        Open, Cultivated or Fallow Land: 1,000     Buildings and Recreation Areas: 1,500

AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES: Pheasant, Deer and Turkey 

  1. Special regulations apply, check at headquarters
  2. Deer hunting is archery only.  No hunting Wednesday through Sunday of the site's permit pheasant season.  Hunter's must sign in and out and report harvest.  Special deer firearm hunt for disabled hunters on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of November.
  3. Pheasant hunting is by permit only.
  4. Spring turkey hunting is by site specific permit only.
  5. Camping available.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area, 11094 Ranger Road, Whittington, IL 62897-9718. Phone: (618) 629-2320 or Region 5 Headquarters, 11731 State Hwy, 37, Benton, IL 612912, Phone: (618) 435-8138.

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.