The Illinois Archery Deer and Illinois Archery Fall Turkey seasons are open from now until Jan. 19. Resident combination archery deer permits, resident antlerless-only archery deer permits, and resident archery fall turkey hunting permits are available over-the-counter from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Find a vendor near you at this link: http://dnr.illinois.gov/DNRDirectMonitor/VendorListing.aspx
The remaining non-resident Illinois combination archery deer permits, as well as non-resident antlerless-only archery deer permits and non-resident archery fall turkey permits, are available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors. Find a license and permit vendor near you use the link above.
Those Illinois firearm and muzzleloader deer permits remaining available following the close of random daily drawings will be available over-the-counter (OTC) from DNR Direct license and permit vendors from Oct. 15-Dec. 8 (or until quotas are exhausted). Find a vendor near you at the link above.
Review this season’s Illinois waterfowl regulations with the Illinois Digest of Waterfowl Hunting Regulations, available online on the IDNR website at this link:
As far as I know the digests are not available at vendors but are coming soon. I hope to have extra copies if you can’t find one.
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