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2019 hunts will run Sunday thru Friday, with Sunday being set-up day.
We do have harvest guidelines. Under our Quality Deer Management program, a “shooter” buck is defined as one that scores at least 130 Pope & Young. A $350 fee will be applied for each buck harvested below these minimum requirements.

We are offering the following hunts for 2019:

Plan A: Semi-Guided Archery Trophy Whitetail
Basic – 5 day 1 Buck
Semi-guided
Includes lodging and meals
Tree stands provided & set, we also recommend you bring one of your own.

Plan B: Semi-Guided Firearm Trophy Whitetail
Semi Guided Shotgun
3 day gun hunting
One buck may be harvested
Lodging & meals included
Tree stands provided & set, we also recommend you bring one of your own.

Plan C: Archery/Gun Combo
5 days bow hunt followed by 3 day gun hunting
Lodging & meals included
Tree stands provided & set, we also recommend you bring one of your own.

2 bucks, only 1 with firearm

We also offer muzzleloader hunts call for info!

2019 Season Dates

Season

Dates

Rate

Archery: Week 1

October 27th – November 1st

$1450.00

Archery: Week 2

November 3rd – November 8th

$1900.00

Archery: Week 3

November 10th – November 15th

$2000.00

1st Shotgun Season:

November 22nd – November 24th

$1850.00

2nd Shotgun Season:

December 5th - December 8th

$1700.00

Limited Combo Hunts: Bow and Shotgun

November 17th - November 24th

$2750.00

Note: A muzzleloader can also be used in the gun seasons.

Attention Bowhunters: On all archery hunts, the arrival date is your set up date. We try to get you in early enough to hunt that afternoon, but it is not guaranteed.

SAFETY BELTS OR HARNESSES AND A WAIVER OF LIABILITY
ARE REQUIRED ON ALL HUNTS!!!

Hunting License/Permits:

A combo archery permit for non-residents is available to harvest 1 buck & 1 doe.
Also required are a habitat stamp and a non resident hunting license. Gun permits & Archery are issued by lottery

When you apply, get a confirmation number. Permits must be obtained with a credit card by calling toll free at 1-800-705-4164 or 888-6-permit.

The website for Illinois Department of Conservation is www.dnr.illinois.gov

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