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Where is best duck hunting in Illinois?

Where is best duck hunting in Illinois?

Illinois Department of Natural Resources State Fish and Wildlife Areas (SFWA), such as Donnelley-DePue, Marshall, Woodford, Rice Lake, Spring Lake, Anderson Lake, and Sanganois, are well known for excellent waterfowl hunting.

Where can you goose hunt in Illinois?

Illinois Waterfowl Hunting

  • Green Acres Sportsman’s Club. 1458 North 1700 East Road, Roberts, Illinois 60962.
  • Harpole’s Heartland Lodge. 10236 393rd Street, Nebo, Illinois 62355.
  • Keck’s Marsh. RR2 Box 189, Vandalia, Illinois 62471.
  • Mazonia Hunt Club.
  • Nilo Farms.
  • Rack & Wing.
  • Rend Lake Hunting Preserve.
  • Richmond Hunting Club.

How much does a guided goose hunt cost?

$350 per day/per hunter.

What are the dates for goose hunting in Illinois?

The 2021–2022 Illinois season dates are the first year of a five-year plan that was developed in 2020. This fall, Illinois will open the regular duck, Canada goose, and snow goose seasons on Oct. 23, 2021 in the North Zone, Oct. 30, 2021 in the Central Zone, Nov.

What do I need to go duck hunting in Illinois?

Migratory Waterfowl Requirements All hunters age 18 or older must purchase the Illinois Migratory Waterfowl Stamp and the Federal Duck Stamp when hunting migratory waterfowl. In addition, hunters are required to have proof of their participation in the Harvest Information Program (HIP).

How do you hunt public land in Illinois?

Where can I hunt in Illinois? IDNR has Public Hunting Areas designated at many of our sites. A windshield card might be required before you hunt at one of the public hunting areas. A site-specific permit might be required to hunt in one of these areas as well.

How many geese can you shoot in Illinois?

1–15 with a daily limit of five (5) and a possession limit of fifteen (15) geese in the North and Central zones, and a daily limit of two (2) and a possession limit of six (6) geese in the South Central and South zones.

What do you need to goose hunt in Illinois?

Residents and non-residents will need the following to hunt waterfowl:

  1. Hunting license (unless exempt: see Hunting Licenses: Exceptions)
  2. State Migratory Waterfowl Stamp (not needed to hunt snipe or rails)
  3. Federal Migratory Bird Stamp (not needed to hunt snipe or rails)
  4. HIP Certification.

How long is goose season in Illinois?

Central Zone

Scaup (aka, Bluebills) 14–28 Dec 2021 1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Canada geese (early season) 1–15 Sep 2021
Canada geese (regular season) 30 Oct–7 Nov 2021 and 12 Nov 2021–31 Jan 2022
Light Geese (Snow/Blue/Ross’ Geese) 30 Oct 2021–31 Jan 2022

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