Canal State Trail
Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 DOVE HUNTING SEASON
Location: Bureau County: 4 miles northeast of Sheffield, 1 mile south of I-80, west of Route 40.
Description: Spread over a length of about 100 miles, the Hennepin Canal, along with the Feeder Canal, provides 5,348 acres of recreational opportunity. The dove hunting is available at the Main Complex area where the Visitor Center is located. The Main Complex consists of 400 acres, 32 of which are managed for dove hunting.
|Species||Seasons||Hours||Bag Limit||Special Area Regulations (See below)|
|Dove||1-5 Sept.||Noon - 5:00 PM||Statewide||See #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9|
|Dove||6-30 Sept.||Sunrise - Sunset||Statewide||See #1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
All regulations found in the Illinois Wildlife Code, Federal Regulations and Administrative Orders will apply unless area regulations are more restrictive.
Special Area Regulations:
It Shall Be Unlawful:
Other facilities / activities available: Hiking, fishing, picnicking, snowmobiling, equestrian trail, bird watching, bicycling, boating, canoeing, cross country skiing, ice skating.
For further information contact: Hennepin Canal State Trail; 16006 875 E. Street; Sheffield, IL 61361 Phone: 815-454-2328
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; TTY 217/782-9175.