Woodford Hunter Fact Sheet - Upland Hunting Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
Location: Woodford County; Headquarters located 5.5 miles north of Spring Bay on State Rt. 26, or 12 miles south of Lacon, IL off State Rt. 26.
Description: Bottomland forest adjacent to Illinois River backwaters. Tree species consist primarily of silver maple, cottonwood, willow and white ash.
Huntable Acres for Upland and Forest species: Approximately 150 acres.
Available Game Species:
|Species||Seasons||Hunting Hours||Bag Limits|
|Squirrel||Statewide Opening through Sept. 30||Statewide||Statewide|
|Raccoon & Opossum||End of duck season to Statewide closing||Sunset to Sunrise||Statewide|
Other Facilities Available: Camping, Picnicking, Hiking, and Fishing. See separate fact sheet for waterfowl hunting information.
1. Hunting is restricted to those areas posted as open to hunting.
2. Hunters are not required to check in at area, but must sign in and out at hunter sign-out box located at trailhead parking lot.
3. All hunting must be with shotgun or bow and arrow only, except the .22 rimfire may be used to take raccoon and opossum from sunset to sunrise.
4. It shall be unlawful to possess or consume alcoholic beverages, including wine and beer, while hunting on the area.
For further information, contact: Woodford State Fish & Wildlife Area, 2009 Rt. 26, Low Point, IL 61545; Telephone: 309/822-8861.
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.