Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for the preservation and restoration of wildlife habitat and for providing hunting opportunities for the residents of this state. The Finfrock State Habitat Area, provides high quality habitat for all wildlife, including pheasants and quail and hunting opportunities for Illinois Sportsman.
LOCATION: 5 miles west of Wapella on Co. Hwy. 9, 1.5 miles north on County Road 400 East, then 1 mile west on County Road 1400 North.
DESCRIPTION: TOTAL ACRES: 377 HUNTABLE ACRES: 365 TIMBERED ACRES: 16 OPEN ACRES: 349 WATER ACRES: 1.5
Finfrock is characterized by an interspersion of cool season and native grasslands (98%) as the major habitat component.
SEASONS, HOURS, LIMITS
Pheasant, rabbit and quail hunting is by free Permit Only issued by Springfield. Permits are issued for the first and second day of the statewide upland game season and on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November and on each Thursday and Sunday in December, through December 24. Hunting hours and limits are statewide. Archery deer hunting is October 1 - 31 only (see below).
OTHER SPECIAL REGULATIONS:
Send application information for hunting to: Upland Game, P.O. Box 19457, Springfield, IL 62794-9457
For further information, please contact: The Division of Wildlife Resources (217/782-6384). For general information about hunting regulations and applications please click here.
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 nonmerit 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, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271; 217/785-0067. TTY 217/782-9175.