2016 WINGSHOOTING OPPORTUNITIES

Each scheduled wingshooting event is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as well as the organization(s) listed in the sponsors column. For specific information about a scheduled wingshooting event or to register, call the number listed or access the website listed.

Clinic Date
Clinic Type
Location/Sponsors
Contact Information
March 5, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
IL Youth Pheasant Hunt

Pere Marquette State Park
Grafton, IL (Jersey County)
Sponsors: Alwerdts Pheasant Farm - Altamont, IL; Bollini Taxidermy Studio; Friends of Pere Marquette State Park Foundation; Fur Takers of America; Green Roof Kennels & Green Roof Kennel Hunts, Grafton, IL; IFOR - IL Federation of Outdoor Resources; Migratory Waterfowl Hunters, Inc.; National Wild Turkey Federation - Midwest Gobblers Chapter-Save the Habitat, Save the Hunt; Olin/Winchester; Quail Forever - Illinois Pioneer Chapter

(618) 786-3323
Registration Full

March 19, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt
Errienna Hunt Club
Morris, IL (Grundy County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - Grundy County Chapter &
Errienna Hunt Club
(815) 955-7830
March 26, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt
Briar Knoll Hunting & Fishing Club
Amboy, IL (Lee County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - Lee County Chapter &
Briar Knoll Hunting & Fishing Club
(815) 857-2320
April 2, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic

Jacksonville Sportsman's Club
Jacksonville, IL (Morgan County)

Sponsors: Jacksonville Ducks Unlimited & Jacksonville Sportsman's Club

(217) 883-7318
Aprill 9, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic & Upland Game Bird Hunt

Twin Oaks Sporting Clays
Mode, IL (Shelby County)
Sponsors: Midwest Clay Targets; National Rifle Association Foundation; National Wild Turkey Federation - Lake Shelbyville Strutters Chapter; Quail Forever - Tri-County Chapter; 3rd Base; Twin Oaks Sporting Clays; Whitetails Unlimited - Taylorville Area Chapter; Windsor Food Center, Windsor, IL

(217) 971-3371
April 9-10, 2016
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area
Ashland, IL (Cass County)
(217) 452-7741
April 30-May 1, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Moraine View State Recreation Area
Leroy, IL (McLean County)
Sponsor: McLean County Sportsmen's Club
(309) 724-8032

May 14, 2016
May 15, 2016

Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic

Des Plaines Conservation Area
Wilmington, IL (Will County)

Sponsors: Dale Athletic Club; Eric Fisher, The Free Press Newspaper; German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Illinois; Illinois State Rifle Association; Jackson Township Sportsman's Club; North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association - Illinois Chapter; Pheasants Forever - Grundy County Chapter; Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association & Sportsmen's Spaniel Club of Calumet

(217) 785-8129

May 21-22, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area
Oakwood, IL (Vermilion County)
Sponsor: Pheasants Forever - Vermilion County Chapter
(815) 258-8474

June 4, 2016
June 5, 2016

Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Des Plaines Conservation Area
Wilmington, IL (Will County)
Barb Foster
(217) 785-8219

June 10-12, 2016
Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

Northern Illinois University
Lorado Taft Field Campus

Oregon, IL (Ogle County)

http://dnr.state.il.us/
lands/Landmgt/Bow/index.htm
June 11, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area
Ashland, IL (Cass County)
Sponsor: Whitetails Unlimited - Sangamon Valley Chapter
(217)452-7741
June 18-19, 2016
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Briar Knoll Hunting & Fishing Club
Amboy, IL (Lee County)
(815) 857-2320
June 25-26, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
St. Charles Sportsmen's Club
Elburn, IL (Kane County)
(847) 309-1093
joemigalla5@gmail.com

Aug. 13-14, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Shabonna Lake State Park
Shabonna, IL (DeKalb County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - DeKalb Co. & LaSalle Co. Chapters;
Shabbona & Sycamore Sportsmen's Clubs
(815) 758-2773
Aug. 20-21, 2016
Hunters Wingshooting Clinic

Decatur Gun Club
Decatur, IL (Macon County)
Sponsor: Decatur Sportsman Association

(217) 855-1027
Aug. 27-28, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Capel Farm
Fisher, IL (Champaign County)
Sponsors: Friends of the National Rifle Association; Pheasants Forever - Champaign & Piatt County Chapters

(217) 935-6860

Sept. 10, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Johnson Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
Kewanee, IL (Henry County)
Sponsors: Pheasants Forever - Henry County Chapter & Rock Island County Chapter
(309) 853-2425
Sept. 10-11, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Stephen A. Forbes State Park
Kinmundy, IL (Marion County)
Sponsor: National Wild Turkey Federation
- Forbes Lake
Limbhangers Chapter
(618) 775-6565
Glivelyg@netscape.net
Sept. 16-18, 2016
Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

Touch of Nature Environmental Center & Giant City State Park
Makanda, IL (Jackson County)

http://www.dnr.state.il.us/
lands/Landmgt/Bow/index.htm

Sept. 17-18, 2016

Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
Des Plaines Conservation Area
Wilmington, IL (Will County)
On-line Registration Available July
Sept. 24-25, 2016
National Hunting & Fishing Day

Silver Springs State Fish & Wildlife Area
Yorkville, IL (Kendall County)

http://www.nhfday.org/
Sept, 25, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Decatur Gun Club
Decatur, IL (Macon County)
Sponsors: Decatur Sportsman Association & Friends of the National Rifle Association - Prairieland Chapter
(217) 855-1027

Oct. 15-16, 2016

Hunters Wingshooting Clinic
St. Charles Sportsmen's Club
Elburn, IL (Kane County)
(847) 309-1093
joemigalla5@gmail.com

Oct. 22, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
IL Youth Pheasant Hunt
Edward R. Madigan State Fish & Wildlife Area
Lincoln, IL (Logan County)

Sponsor: Pheasants Forever - Logan County Chapter
(217) 732-1552
On-Line Registration Begins
Aug. 1st
Oct. 22-23, 2016
Youth/Women's Wingshooting Clinic
Ten Mile Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area
McLeansboro, IL (Hamilton County)
(618) 643-2862
Oct. 29, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
IL Youth Pheasant Hunt
Mackinaw River State Fish & Wildlife Area
Mackinaw, IL (Tazewell County)

Sponsor: Pheasants Forever -IL River Valley Chapter
(309) 963-4969
On-Line Registration Begins
Aug. 1st
Oct. 29, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
Pheasant Hunt
Wild Rural Park Hunting & Fishing Preserve
Waggoner, IL (Macoupin & Montgomery Counties)
Sponsors: Lincoln Land Hunter Safety Instructors; Pheasants Forever - Montogmery & Sangamon County Chapters; Safari Club International - Lincoln Land Chapter; Whitetails Unlimited - Macoupin County Chapter; Wild Rural Park Hunting & Fishing Preserve
(217 )498-9799
Nov. 2, 2016
Healing Outside Of A Hospital (HOOAH) Wingshooting Activity

Dewey's Hunting Preserve
Heyworth, IL
(McLean County)
Sponsors: Dewey's Hunting Preserve; HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes; McLean County Sportsmen's Club

Participation Limited To Invited Military Personnel & Disabled Veterans
Nov. 12, 2016
Youth Wingshooting Clinic &
IL Youth Pheasant Hunt
Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area
Carlyle, IL (Clinton County)
Sponsors: Quail Forever - Little Bluestem & Silver Creek Chapters
(618) 594-3015
On-Line Registration Begins
Aug. 1st


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