Mt. Vernon Game Propagation Center Hunter Fact Sheet
2013 - 2014 Season
NAME: Mt. Vernon Game Propagation Center
LOCATION: Three miles south of Mt. Vernon and one mile east of State Route 37
Total Acres: 700 Acres of Water: 1 ½ acre pond & 8 acre shallow water area
Huntable Acres: 650 Acres of Timber: 300
Buildings, Pens, etc.: 100 Cultivated or Fallow: 300
Topography is rolling with timbered hills and creek bottoms
AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES:
Dove Deer (archery only)
Squirrel Rabbit Turkey (Spring Season, limited permits) (Fall archery only)
1. Special regulations apply, check at headquarters
2. All hunters must register
3. No overnight camping
4. Dove hunting NON-TOXIC SHOT ONLY. Hunting hours are sunrise to 11:30am daily Sept 1st - Sept. 5th. A drawing will be held one hour before sunrise if more hunters show up than can be accomodated. Closes September 30th.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mt. Vernon Game Propagation Center, 13995 E. Game Farm Rd., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864, PH: 618/242-0830 or 618/242-1272 or Region 5 Headquarters, 11731 State Hwy. 37, Benton, IL 62812, PH: 618/435-8138.
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies is available to all individuals regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion or other non-merit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source's civil rights office and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271; 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175.