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  1. Illinois DNR
  2. Hunting
  3. Upland Game

Hunting Areas and Season Dates

Hunting Areas and Season Dates

 

  • NOTE: Des Plaines, Eldon Hazlet, Green River, Iroquois County, Jim Edgar Panther Creek, Johnson Sauk Trail, Moraine View, Sand Ridge and Wayne Fitzgerrell will be open for the Illinois Youth Pheasant hunt only on Nov. 10th.
 
DES PLAINES (WILL COUNTY)
Between Des Plaines and Kankakee Rivers. W. Side I-55 - Exit #241.
 

Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM

Season Dates: Oct. 31, 2018 - Dec. 30, 2018
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 16-18 & Christmas Day
ELDON HAZLET (i.e., CARLYLE LAKE) (CLINTON COUNTY)
5 Mi. N. of Carlyle on Rt. 127, then 2 Mi. E. on Hazlet Park Rd.

Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 7, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day
GREEN RIVER (LEE COUNTY)
4.5 Mi. N. of Ohio, IL on Rt. 26, then 3 Mi. W. on Maytown Rd.

Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM


Season Dates: Nov. 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, 25,
Dec. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 2018
IROQUOIS COUNTY (IROQUOIS COUNTY)
1 Mi. S of St. Anne on Rt. 1, then 7 Mi. E. on gravel rd.

 
Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM
 
Season Dates. Oct. 31, 2018 - Dec. 30, 2018
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 17-19 & Christmas Day
JIM EDGAR PANTHER CREEK
(CASS COUNTY)

2 Mi. W. of Ashland on Rt. 125, then N. on Newmansville Rd. to County Hwy. 11, then W. 1.5 Mi.

Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 13, 2019
Closed:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 16-18, 29, 30, Dec. 1-2 & Christmas Day
JOHNSON SAUK TRAIL (HENRY COUNTY)
5 Mi. N. of Kewanee on Rt. 78 or 5 Mi. S. of I-80 Exit #33 on Rt. 78
 

Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM
 
Season Dates: Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Nov. 8 & 9,
Christmas Day & New Years Day
KANKAKEE RIVER (KANKAKEE COUNTY)
Approximately 7 Mi. W. of Bradley-Bourbonnais on Rt. 102 or 10 Mi. E. of Wilmington on Rt. 102

Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM

Season Dates: Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Christmas Day & New Years Day
MORAINE VIEW (MCLEAN COUNTY)
12 Mi. East of Bloomington on Rt. 9 to LeRoy- Lexington Rd., then S. 4.5 Mi.

Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM
 
Season Dates: Oct. 31, 2018 - Dec. 30, 2018
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day
SAND RIDGE (MASON COUNTY)
From Rt. 136, proceed 4.5 Mi. to Forest City, then 2 Mi. W. - Follow signs

Check-in Time: 8:00-8:30 AM


Season Dates: Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 13, 2019
Closed:
Mondays through Thursdays & Christmas Day (except open Thanksgiving Day)
WAYNE FITZGERRELL (i.e., REND LAKE)
(JEFFERSON & FRANKLIN COUNTIES)
1.5 Mi. W. of Interstate 57 on Rt. 154

Check-in Time: 7:00-8:00 AM


Season Dates: Nov. 7, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays & Christmas Day