Sibley Habitat Area Hunter Fact Sheet
2013 - 2014 Season
The Department of Natural
Resources is responsible for preservation and restoration of wildlife habitat
and for providing hunting opportunity for the residents of this state. The Sibley
Habitat Area purchased with revenue generated through the sale of the Illinois
Pheasant Stamp Fund, Open Land Trust, and developed with the cooperation of
the Ford County Pioneer Chapter of Pheasants Forever provides high quality permanent
habitat for ring-necked pheasants and hunting opportunity for Illinois sportsmen.
LOCATION: This area is 1.0 miles south of Sibley on State Route 47 in Ford County.
DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA:
|TOTAL ACRES: 635||HUNTABLE ACRES: 630||WATER ACRES: 0|
|TIMBERED ACRES: 0||OPEN ACRES: 630|
SEASONS, HOURS, AND LIMITS:Pheasant, rabbit, and quail hunting is by free Permit Only issued through 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. Statewide hunting hours are sunrise to 4pm and daily limit apply.
OTHER SPECIAL REGULATIONS:
Send application information for hunting to: Upland Game, P.O. Box 19457, Springfield, IL 62794-9457
Grassland habitat renovation will be occurring on the area. These activities are designed to improve pheasant habitat.
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 non-merit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source's civil rights office and/or Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL. 62702-1271; 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175.