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Hunting and Trapping in Illinois

Youth Hunt Eldon Hazlett

Can't find what you are looking for??Click here to return to the "Getting Started" page.
Online purchase of licenses and permits is the preferred method.  Paper application should be used as a last resort.Click Here for Online Service
State & Federal Sites to be Open for Youth waterfowl Hunting seasonsSee Sites and Seasons Here
Chain O' Lakes State Park closed for hunting 10/31/16-1/1/17
First Year for Bobcat Hunting-Season 11/10/16-1/31/17Bobcat Information
Bobcat Trapping Season-11/5/16-1/31/17Information on Trapping
Detailed Information-Late-Winter PermitsClick here for more information


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