Middle Fork Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
LOCATION: 6 miles North of Oakwood in central Vermilion County. Primary access is by I-74.
DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA:
|TOTAL ACRES:||2,721||HUNTABLE ACRES:||2,628|
|WATER ACRES:||.4||TIMBERED ACRES:||1,363|
Middle Fork SFWA is characterized by major habitat areas consisting of forest (46%); grassland (198%); shrubs (7%) and cropland (26%).
SEASONS, HOURS, LIMIT:
|Squirrel||See Below||Statewide||Free Site Permit Required|
|Dove||See Below||See Below||Free Site Permit/Drawing|
|Woodcock||Statewide||4 P.M. Closing||Free Site Permit Required|
|Deer (Bow)||Statewide||Statewide||Free Site Permit Required|
|Deer (Muzzleloader)||2nd Season Only||Statewide||Check in & Check out required|
|Deer (Firearm)||Statewide||Statewide||Special Hunt Area Permit Required|
|Quail||Statewide||4 P.M. Closing||Free Site Permit Required|
|Pheasant (Cock)||Statewide||4 P.M. Closing||Free Site Permit Required|
|Rabbit||Statewide||4 P.M. Closing||Free Site Permit Required|
|Raccoon||Statewide||Statewide||Free Site Permit Required|
|Opossum||Statewide||Statewide||Free Site Permit Required|
|Coyote||See Below||See Below||Free Site Permit Required|
|Turkey - Fall Archery||Statewide||Statewide||Free Site Permit Required|
|Turkey - Spring||Statewide||Statewide||Special Hunt Area Permit Required|
|Turkey - Spring Youth||Statewide||Statewide||Special Hunt Area Permit Required|
**** IN ALL CASES, ask site personnel about current regulations, special rules and site conditions.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Site Office at (217) 442-4915.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 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; 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175.