Illinois Hunting

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Government Lands: 5%

1,821,011 acres

Private Lands: 95%

35,243,682 acres

Illinois

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Illinois: 1,356

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Landowner Firearm Permit

Nonresident: $175

Landowner Archery Permit

Nonresident: $210

Firearm Deer Permit

Either sex.

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $300

Firearm Deer Permit

Antlerless.

Resident: $17.50 | Nonresident: $25

Firearm Deer Permit

Either sex and antlerless.

Resident: $42.50 | Nonresident: $325

Muzzleloader Deer Permit

Either sex.

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $300

Muzzleloader Deer Permit

Antlerless.

Resident: $17.50 | Nonresident: $25

Muzzleloader Deer Permit

Either sex and antlerless.

Resident: $42.50 | Nonresident: $325

Firearm Deer Permit - OTC

Either sex.

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $300

Muzzleloader Deer Permit - OTC

Either sex.

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $300

Archery Deer Permit

1either sex and 1 antlerless permit.

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $410

Archery Deer Permit - OTC

Either sex.

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $410

Archery Deer Permit - OTC

Antlerless.

Resident: $17.50 | Nonresident: $25

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for Illinois: 474

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Fall Shotgun Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $125

Fall Archery Permit

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $75

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting License

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $57

5-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $35