Illnois has a rich hunting heritage for both residents and non-residents. There are special hunting seasons for youth, seniors and disabled hunters. Illinois allows hunting for both Residents and Non-Residents. Illinois provides an Apprentice License for first-time hunters. There are many public hunting areas across the state, however they mostly require a special permit as well as registration of any game taken from the property. Landowners have a great opportunity to lease their land in the state due to the difficulty of hunting on public land and a large urban population.
Review all the latest Illinois hunting regulations and purchase a hunting license.