Marshall State Fish & Wildlife Area - Marshall Unit Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
Location: Marshall County; Headquarters located 5 miles south of Lacon on State Rt. 26, or 30 miles north of Peoria on Route 26.
Description: Approximately 3,000 acres of Illinois River backwaters related to waterfowl management at the Marshall Unit.
|Species||Seasons||Hunting Hours||Bag Limits|
|Waterfowl||Central Zone||Legal Opening to 1:00 PM||Statewide|
Other Facilities Available: Camping, Picnicking, Hiking, and Fishing. See Main Area Fact Sheet for upland hunting information.
Note: LOW WATER conditions due to siltation of the Illinois River backwaters may make access to certain blinds difficult or nearly impossible during segments of the waterfowl season. Please note that airboats, hovercraft, etc. are not allowed at this site. Shallow-water drive or "mud motors" are recommended when conditions warrant. Further information on water levels and blind accessibility can be obtained from the site office.
For further information, contact: Marshall State Fish & Wildlife Area, 236 State Route 26, Lacon, IL 61540; Telephone: 309/246-8351.
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.