Hunting In Illinois

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.

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Below are some of the featured public hunting listings in the state of Illinois that are available on HLRBO as well as contact information for the Department of Natural Resources in Illinois should you have any questions about regulations or licensing.

Illinois Featured Listings

45 Acres in Scott Co IL
Church Farm Rd
Winchester, IL 62694

$3,000 for the first hunter, 2 for $4,000, 3 for $5,000 and 4 for $6,000. Age 16 and under are free with an accompanying adult.
45 Acres

Saline Co IL 40 Acres $2000
985 Robinson Hill Road
Stonefort, IL 62987

40 acres 12 woods 28 tillable field continuous woods and fence rows into and out of the property. Located 985 Robinson Hill Road, Stonefort, IL about 7 hour drive out of Altanta, GA. Large woods on either side see map # 2 attached. Camping available in self contained unit during dry weather. Public land USDA a short 1/2 mile away see map #1. Bow season starts October 1, 2019
40 Acres

Turkey, Quail, Rabbit
1240 Bond Road
Galatia, IL 62935

A great place for a day hunt. A couple of coveys are running around with plenty of rabbits in the mix. Turkeys are regularly passing over the land to eat the acorns in the 50 acres of surrounding timber. Over 50 acres of tall prairie grass with good cover and open fields of fire.
220 Acres

Illinois DNR Information

IL State DNR

Address: One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL  62702-1271

Phone #: 217-782-6302

Illinois Hunter Safety Course

Hunter safety courses are required in most states in order to purchase a hunting license. Follow the link below to take a certified hunter safety course online for Illinois.

Illinois Hunter Safety Course